Internet Providers in Wayzata, MN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wayzata, MN
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.36

Internet Access in Wayzata, Minnesota

Viasat Internet 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 4-5 providers to choose from. Averaged to account for all census blocks in the city, there are precisely 4.25 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 405 broadband plans in Wayzata to date.

  • There are 18 internet providers in Wayzata with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Wayzata is the 57th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Long Lake and Spring Park, but behind Hopkins, Excelsior, and Minnetonka.
  • The fastest zip code in Wayzata for April 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 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 140 Mbps DSL 58s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wayzata, Minnesota

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 99.9% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 140 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 82.9% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 55.7% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 31.1% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wayzata - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wayzata

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Wayzata is the 57th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Long Lake and Spring Park, but behind Hopkins, Excelsior, and Minnetonka.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Hennepin 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: 53% of people living in Wayzata 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 100% of Wayzata 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.

As of this month, 55391 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Wayzata.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Hennepin 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.

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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 99.9%+ 140 Mbps
Nextera Communications Fixed Wireless 88.6%+ 50 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 82.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Lakeside Networks Fixed Wireless 63.3%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 55.7%+ 940 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 31.1%+ 1,200 Mbps
Xtratyme Technologies Fixed Wireless 6.2%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 80.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 48.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 19.9%+ 987 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 3.8%+ 1.5 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 3.7%+ 6 Mbps
POPP Communications Copper 3.1%+ -- Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) Copper 2.6%+ -- Mbps
Allstream Copper 2.0%+ 200 Mbps
Zayo Fiber 0.6%+ -- Mbps

Compare Wayzata to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wayzata 122.6 Mbps 9 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +292.8 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -3.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -6.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +4.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +5 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )