Internet Providers in Wells, Minnesota

Most Popular Internet Providers in Wells, Minnesota:

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  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Frontier
    6.2% Available
    6.2%

    Available

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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 30-30mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $49.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 4. 4. LTD
    95.8% Available
    95.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    20 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $60 - $120
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. BEVCOMM
    92.4% Available
    92.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    500 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 7
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 8-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber and DSL
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $109.95
  • 6. 6. Radio Link Internet
    63.8% Available
    63.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    300 Mbps
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    300 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 5-300mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Standard installation fee starts at $100.
    • Price Range: $45 - $85
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 7. 7. Mediacom
    63.4% Available
    63.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 10
    • Speed Range: 60-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $19.99 - $199.99
    Deal
    There are 10 active deals on select plans from this provider
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  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    6 Mbps
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    1.5 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-6mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Wells, Minnesota

In terms of Internet technology availability, Wells features decent coverage for both coaxial cable and fiber networks. Coax cable broadband service can be purchased from television companies, which is the reason cable companies like Mediacom Cable like to add-on TV service along with their Internet plans. Both technologies transmit higher than average down and up speeds than wireless or even DSL. For this reason, Internet speeds in Wells beat the state unweighted average by 30.40 percent.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Wells.

The level of competition between broadband providers in the Wells area is high, with most households having 3-4 providers to choose from. Access isn't always spread out equally — as a notable 33.94 percent of residents are still limited to one option.

BEVCOMM is another common Internet option for Wells. They offer primarily Fiber and DSL connections with coverage in 92 percent of the area. LTD Broadband is another alternative wireless service to 95 percent of the area. Keep in mind that it requires roof access and line of site with a LTD Broadband access point.

The broadband access insights on the page below are based on a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected directly from telecoms. Statistics regarding speed data comes from M-Labs. Our market research team has manually gathered package price on 263 broadband plans and bundles in Wells to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Wells, Minnesota

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
BEVCOMM 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 92.4%
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 63.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 6.2%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wells

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Wells is the 507th most connected city in Minnesota ahead of Winnebago and Blue Earth, but behind Albert Lea, New Richland, and Mapleton.

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

Approximately 46 people in Faribault 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: 33% of people living in Wells 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 66% of Wells 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 Faribault County, approximately 2,000 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 and Video Streaming Around Wells

Data from our research team suggests that many of the popular providers in Wells use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Internet access in Wells neighborhoods

Broadband information in Wells is available in the following neighborhoods: Walters.

Compare Wells to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wells 182.2 Mbps 8 $0.60 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +352.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -33.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -21.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -12.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -20.1 Mbps ) 8 $0.66 ( + $0.00 )