How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Lonsdale, Minnesota
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Internet Access in Lonsdale, Minnesota
Consumers will find 12 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Lonsdale. 3 of these are mobile LTE providers, and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
We should note here that since FCC availability data is tallied up twice annually and only released six or more months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. Our process incorporates coverage data directly from many ISPs to help fix this issue.
The two primary options are fiber and cable. Fiber-Optic technology is often used for replacing DSL. Replacing DSL telephone wires with fiber is commonly cheaper long-term than continually servicing outdated DSL infrastructure. Even without considering cost, fiber also allows significantly higher download speed (100 Mbps as opposed to the 5–15 Mbps or so DSL allows).
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Lonsdale's most common wired broadband providers.
To summarize, the average Lonsdale resident has 2 choices for Internet. Lonsdale is the 385th most connected city out of 772 Minnesota communities in terms of the number of providers available per address.
Internet Statistics 2021
15.3% of consumers in Lonsdale700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lonsdale, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||78.6%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||6.2%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps on Lonsdale Internet Plans
Many Internet providers have moved to add "data caps" to residential broadband plans as of late. This trend is certainly true in Lonsdale, with providers like Mediacom featuring plans with data caps. This won't matter for most customers, but it may affect users who download or upload a large amount of 4K content. For residents with data usage concerns, look for fiber plans at your address using the search tool on this page. Fiber is usually more expensive, but usually provide unlimited data and streaming since the fiber infrastructure doesn't have limited bandwidth seen with cable and DSL.
Compare Lonsdale to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Lonsdale||124.6 Mbps||9||$0.42 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +409.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +24.2 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +36 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +44.9 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +37.5 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|
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