Internet Providers in Ottertail, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ottertail, MN
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $72.08

Internet Access in Ottertail, Minnesota

Government-sourced Form 477 data is the backbone for Internet availability facts listed on BroadbandNow. To date, we have analyzed 1,867 rows of FCC and private databases on Internet availability within Ottertail, Minnesota. Currently, there is limited speed test recordings for Ottertail. Data is limited to 60 speed test recordings over the last 12 month period. For this reason, you should compare the official download speeds shown above.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

Arvig is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Ottertail, available for 99 percent of the area. A Better Wireless is also a common option — while fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable, it it offers similar speed and quality.

DSL-based Internet from telephone providers has lots of availability in comparison with other Internet technologies within Ottertail because virtually every house in Ottertail is wired with telephone wires — therefore, since most local addresses are wired for landline service, it's no suprise that Ottertail would have 99.11 percent DSL availability.

To summarize, the majority of Ottertail households have 3-4 choices for residential Internet, which is better thanaverage in Minnesota. Ottertail is currently the 248th most-connected city in Minnesota. Areas the FCC would consider "underserved" are low, and only 100 are stuck with a single broadband option. Activate the map on the page below to explore data about Ottertail.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Ottertail, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Arvig 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 99.1%
Arvig 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s 79.9%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 2.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Park Region Mutual Telephone Company 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 3.2%

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Ottertail is the 248th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of New York Mills, Henning, and Dent, but behind Battle Lake and Perham.

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

Approximately 300 people in Otter Tail 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: 55% of people living in Ottertail 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 94% of Ottertail 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 Otter Tail 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.

Compare Ottertail to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ottertail 93 Mbps 8 $1.53 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +441.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +55.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +67.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +76.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +69.1 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( $0.00 )