Internet Providers in Slayton, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Slayton, MN
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.54

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 203 home Internet plans in Slayton and the surrounding area. There is a lack of meaningful speed test data from the Slayton area — 17 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, 25.88 percent of Slayton residents are limited to one or fewer options for Internet.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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

800 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
Vast Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Slayton, Minnesota

  • Frontier - 92.4% Availability in Slayton - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Vast Broadband - 72.7% Availability in Slayton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Mediacom - 72.4% Availability in Slayton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Slayton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Slayton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Slayton

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Slayton is the 252nd most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Edgerton, but behind Tracy, Worthington, Adrian, and Fulda.

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

Approximately 700 people in Murray 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 74% of Slayton 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 Murray County, approximately 3,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Slayton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Woodstock Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 92.4%+ 115 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 90.0%+ 100 Mbps
Lismore Cooperative Telephone Company Fixed Wireless 79.2%+ 50 Mbps
Vast Broadband Cable 72.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 72.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
MVTV Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 14.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Vast Broadband Fiber 0.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Slayton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Slayton 36.4 Mbps 9 $1.27 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +379 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +82.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +79.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +91 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +91.2 Mbps ) 9 $0.33 ( $0.00 )