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Internet Providers in Minneota, Minnesota
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Internet Access in Minneota, Minnesota
Data on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. We leverage direct provider reports to validate the information on a census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan data is hand-gathered manually through our data science division. We've analyzed and verified 263 broadband deals in Minneota since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 104 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Cable and DSL providers like CenturyLink make up the top broadband network types available in Minneota.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Minneota's primary wired broadband options.
CenturyLink is another common Internet choice in Minneota, offering DSL service available to 77 percent of the area. MVTV Wireless is another alternative wireless service for near one hundred percent of the local area, although it requires roof access or proximity to a MVTV Wireless tower or access point.
Activate the interactive map below to explore Internet service competition on the street level. Although most locations have around 4-5 options for service, others are less connected or may only have one company in their area. As of 2021, a notable 30.58 percent of residents have one Internet service option.
Internet Statistics 2021
30.6% of consumers in Minneota600 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Minneota, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Interstate Telecommunications Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.5%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||77.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||6.5%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Minneota
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 and Video Streaming in Minneota
Data collected by our market researchers shows that common ISPs in the area currently place a limit on data use on residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked since customers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Minneota to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Minneota||3.2 Mbps||9||$0.77 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +542.4 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +158.1 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +177.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +183.4 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +175.9 Mbps )||9||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|