Internet Providers in Wayzata, Minnesota
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Residential Internet Statistics for Wayzata, MN
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||115.68 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.14%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Wayzata, Minnesota
Internet Access in Wayzata, Minnesota
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Wayzata. HughesNet is also widely available.
CenturyLink is another commonly available broadband choice for Wayzata, offering DSL service available to practically one hundred percent of Wayzata. Nextera Communications is another alternative wireless service for 88 percent of local residents, although it has to have roof access or line of site with a Nextera Communications access point.
Zooming in on the network technology types around Wayzata, there are basically two choices: cable (Mediacom Cable, for example) and DSL (think CenturyLink).
Competition among Internet brands is decent for Wayzata, and the average Wayzata resident has around 3-4 providers to choose from. Averaged to account for all census blocks in the city, there are precisely 3.26 service options in each household.
Broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from government data and private data collected directly from ISPs or through private third parties. Statistics about speed and performance averages is sourced primarily from M-Labs, which is the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow and Google queries. Our research team has manually sourced price on 386 broadband plans in Wayzata to date.
- There are 17 internet providers in Wayzata with 8 of those offering residential service
- Wayzata is the 146th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Long Lake and Spring Park, but behind Hopkins, Minnetonka, and Excelsior.
- The fastest zip code in Wayzata for February 2021 is 55391. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Wayzata, Minnesota
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wayzata, Minnesota
- CenturyLink - 99.9% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Mediacom - 86.8% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Xfinity - 32.1% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
- Chanhassen, MN
- Corcoran, MN
- Crystal, MN
- Eden Prairie, MN
- Edina, MN
- Excelsior, MN
- Golden Valley, MN
- Greenwood, MN
- Hamel, MN
- Hopkins, MN
- Independence, MN
- Long Lake, MN
- Maple Grove, MN
- Medicine Lake, MN
- Medina, MN
- Minnetonka, MN
- Mound, MN
- New Hope, MN
- Orono, MN
- Plymouth, MN
- Robbinsdale, MN
- Spring Park, MN
- Victoria, MN
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 in Wayzata
Data from our market researchers shows that top ISPs use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see them as a strategy to stop streaming. Providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Wayzata
|CenturyLink||DSL and Fiber||99.9%+||940 Mbps|
|Nextera Communications||Fixed Wireless||88.6%+||50 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||86.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||32.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Xtratyme Technologies||Fixed Wireless||6.2%+||10 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL and Fiber||100%||940 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||83.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||20.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||3.8%+||9 Mbps|
|GTT Communications||DSL||3.7%+||6 Mbps|
|POPP Communications||Copper||3.3%+||15 Mbps|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||Copper||2.6%+||-- Mbps|
Compare Wayzata to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Wayzata||115.7 Mbps||8||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +233.4 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( -8.6 Mbps )||18 ( +10 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( -16 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( -4 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( -0.4 Mbps )||9 ( +1 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|