Internet Providers in Vergas, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Vergas, MN
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $66.07

Internet Access in Vergas, Minnesota

Broadband coverage and competition between providers in Vergas is low in comparison with other parts of the state. 25.64 percent of the population are limited to one or fewer options forbroadband Internet service at their location. Vergas's connectivity ranks at 541st of 772 communities within the state.

Looking at network technologies being used across Vergas, the most widespread hardwired broadband tech infrastructures are Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (56.98 percent coverage). Regular cable TV companies are the main source for cable Internet and Wifi service, seeing as they can utilize their pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Vergas-area customers of cable Internet service providers such as generally pick it because of the reasonably low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)

The Internet access data on this page comes via provider coverage reports, and is enhanced using private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate results than governmental websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. There are a total of 220 plans in Vergas from 2014 to the present, with 35 Internet packages currently active in the area.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Vergas. close to one hundred percent of Vergas census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common followup option, providing practically one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Vergas is 25 Mbps.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Arvig also serves Vergas with a maximum speed of 60 Mbps. Explore the interactive map on this page to see how many options are available at a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Vergas, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Arvig 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 99.0%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 1.7%
Arvig 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s 57.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 3.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Vergas

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Vergas is the 541st most connected city in Minnesota behind Detroit Lakes, Perham, Frazee, Pelican Rapids, and Dent.

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

Approximately 300 people in Otter Tail 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.

Fiber Availability: 24% of people living in Vergas have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 74% of Vergas 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 Otter Tail County, approximately 5,000 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.

Compare Vergas to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Vergas 10.1 Mbps 7 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +524.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +138.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +150.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +159.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +152 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )