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Internet Providers in Springfield, Minnesota
Residential Internet Statistics for Springfield, MN
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$60.53|
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Internet Access in Springfield, Minnesota
Consumers will find 12 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Springfield. 3 of these are mobile LTE companies, and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Keep in mind, since FCC data is tallied up twice a year and only published six months after filing, provider availability shown above may not include the most recent expansions or regional changes.
Competition between broadband providers available for Springfield is relatively strong, with most homes having 4-5 providers available to them. Access isn't distributed equally — a surprising 31.9 percent of the population are limited to one or fewer options for true broadband service.
So far as the broadband network technology options within Springfield, you have two primary options: cable (Mediacom Cable is an example) and DSL (think Nuvera).
According to the latest FCC filings, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Springfield as measured by coverage. The more common companies frequently overlap in most blocks around Springfield.
Internet Statistics 2021
31.9% of consumers in Springfield1,000 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 Springfield, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||65.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Nuvera||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||99.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||2.5%|
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 Caps in Springfield
Data collected by our research team shows that top ISPs in the area use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue lately because users view them as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers insist that caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Springfield to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Springfield||20.3 Mbps||8||$0.77 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +514.1 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +128.5 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +140.3 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +149.2 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +141.8 Mbps )||8||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|