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Internet Providers in Slayton, Minnesota
Residential Internet Statistics for Slayton, MN
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$54.43|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Slayton, Minnesota:
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Internet Access in Slayton, Minnesota
FCC Form 477 data is the core source of Slayton Internet access information shown here. To date, we've crunched 2,866 rows of FCC data about broadband availability within Slayton. Our research team has hand-sourced local pricing and terms on 214 home Internet plans in Slayton and the surrounding area. There is a lack of meaningful speed test data from the Slayton area — 7 IP-verifiable records in the past year. With this in mind, residents should take note of the advertised plan speeds in the listings above for providers like HughesNet.
In terms of availability, the average Slayton home will find 6 providers at any given location. Still, 26.68 percent of Slayton residents are limited to one or fewer options for Internet.
Viasat Internet is the most common option for Slayton residents. The provider is accessible for virtually one hundred percent of Slayton. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of residents with Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Slayton is 25 megabits per second download.
Looking at network tech offered within Slayton, the most common hardwired Internet technology varieties are DSL (92.41 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage). Telephone providers usually offer DSL Internet service, which makes technical sense because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits data over telephone wires. DSL is outperformed by all major wired Internet infrastructures.
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Frontier Communications also serves Slayton with a recorded maximum speed of 24 Mbps. Providers like MVTV Wireless can deliver 50 Mbps or more using direct wireless relays. See the map on the page below to compare broadband coverage at the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
26.7% of consumers in Slayton800 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 Slayton, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||72.4%|
|Vast Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||71.9%|
|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||92.4%|
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 Limits in Slayton
Internet providers have moved to add data limits to residential broadband plans in recent years. The market trend holds true for the Slayton market, with Internet choices such as Mediacom advertising capped plans. It's not a major concern for the majority of Internet users, but it might be an issue for households who stream a large amount of 4K video. Caps on cable plans tend to be about 1 Terabyte. This is more than is used by 99% of users, according to a report from Comcast. Mediacom Cable customers should double check data use policies before signing a contract.
Compare Slayton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Slayton||86.6 Mbps||9||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +447.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +62.2 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.14 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +74 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +82.9 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.17 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +75.5 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|