Internet Providers in Minneota, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Minneota, MN
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $55.68

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 248 broadband deals in Minneota since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 328 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 31.53 percent of residents have one Internet service option.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Minneota, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Minneota, Minnesota

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 77.2% Availability in Minneota - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Midco - Cable - 68.0% Availability in Minneota - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Frontier - DSL - 6.5% Availability in Minneota - Call For Speed Availability
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Minneota - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Minneota - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Minneota

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Minneota is the 509th most connected city in Minnesota behind Marshall, Tyler, Cottonwood, Canby, and Dawson.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Lyon 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.

Approximately 68% of Minneota 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 Lyon County, approximately 5,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Minneota

Provider Type Coverage Speed
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
NetPoint Fixed Wireless 94.7%+ 25 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 93.1%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 77.2%+ 100 Mbps
Midco Cable 68.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 6.5%+ Call For Speed Availability
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 17.6%+ Call For Speed Availability
Midco Business Cable 2.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Minneota to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Minneota 4.6 Mbps 8 $1.03 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +529.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +144.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +156 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +164.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +157.5 Mbps ) 8 $0.36 ( $0.00 )