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Internet Providers in Randolph, Minnesota
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Internet Access in Randolph, Minnesota
Consumers have access to 16 Internet providers in Randolph. There are 3 mobile Internet providers and 12 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Remember that since FCC coverage data is tallied up twice a year and only made public 6+ months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Cable and DSL Internet service providers like CenturyLink are the primary broadband network types with availability around Randolph.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are currently the most common Internet choices in Randolph.
View the interactive map below to explore Internet service choice on a street level. Although the majority of addresses have 3-4 choices, others can be less fortunate and might be limited to one.
Internet Statistics 2021
56.7% of consumers in Randolph600 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 Randolph, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||42.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||40.2%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Randolph
Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the popular ISPs in Randolph currently place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Randolph to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Randolph||16.4 Mbps||12||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +518 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +132.4 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +144.2 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +153.1 Mbps )||23 ( +11 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +145.7 Mbps )||8 ( -4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Randolph
Excellent. Before LTD, all we could get here was awful service through slow landline. Now we enjoy online streaming and decent speeds. Thanks LTD.