Internet Providers in Porter, MN

Residential Internet Statistics for Porter, MN
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $25
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Porter, Minnesota:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Frontier
    79.2% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    79.2% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. MVTV Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. NetPoint
    91.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    91.7% Available
  • 6. 6. LTD
    71.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    71.7% Available
  • 7. 7. Midco
    39% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    39% Available
  • 8. 8. Interstate Telecommunications Cooperative
    32.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    32.1% Available
  • 9. 9. Midco
    12.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    12.1% Available

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Internet Access in Porter, Minnesota

DSL service is the only major wired network choice with widespread availability for residents of Porter. As of our latest data pull, it's available to 69.58 percent of Porter. DSL Internet is delivered viatraditional landline telephone wires. This is the reason DSL usually comes from landline phone companies, such as Frontier Communications.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Porter.

There's a strong amount of competition between providers in Porter, but 200 residents are still without access to more than one provider. This means that if they aren't satisfied with their provider, they are forced to rely on a low-speed wireless option. However, this isn't the norm in Porter. The majority of households have 4 options for broadband-quality Internet service.

The packages displayed above are collected by hand by our data science and research team.

Outside of the Internet options listed above, Frontier Communications provides a third choice for wired broadband in 79 percent of Porter. Wireless providers like MVTV Wireless and satellite Internet providers including are also worth considering, but the main wired options usually offer a better deal so far as speed and price.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Porter, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Interstate Telecommunications Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 32.1%
Midco 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 39.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 79.2%
200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Porter is the 142nd most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Canby, Cottonwood, Minneota, and Dawson, but behind Marshall.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Yellow Medicine County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 32% of people living in Porter have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 50% of Porter residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Yellow Medicine County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

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