Internet Providers in Mahnomen, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Mahnomen, MN
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $72.76

Internet Access in Mahnomen, Minnesota

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Mahnomen. HughesNet is also widely available.

The packages listed on this page are manually gathered through our research staff.

As you might expect for cities with Mahnomen's density of broadband service competition, the average download speeds in Mahnomen fall below the Minnesota average. The current average download speed for Mahnomen in the past twelve months is 64.83 Mbps.

14.27 percent of the Mahnomen area is stuck with one or fewer Internet choices. Adjusting for all addresses in city limits, the average resident has 2-3 Internet providers available. Addresses with more choices usually will find reduced pricing as providers will often upgrade network infrastructure to earn subscribers.

Outside of the Internet options detailed above, CenturyLink is another option to consider. They have coverage in 85 percent of the Mahnomen area.

  • There are 7 internet providers in Mahnomen with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Mahnomen is the 131st most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Ada, Waubun, Bagley, Fosston, and Fertile.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Mahnomen, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Arvig 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 46.0%
Garden Valley Telephone Company 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 25.5%
Arvig 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s 63.6%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 86.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mahnomen

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Mahnomen is the 131st most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Ada, Waubun, Bagley, Fosston, and Fertile.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 100 people in Mahnomen County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 62% of people living in Mahnomen have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 86% of Mahnomen residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Mahnomen County, approximately 200 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues in Mahnomen

Data from our research team suggests that common providers in Mahnomen use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since users see them as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which can eat up 1–7GB/hour.

Compare Mahnomen to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mahnomen 64.8 Mbps 8 $0.62 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +469.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +84 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +95.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +104.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +97.3 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( $0.00 )