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There are 182 home TV and internet providers and 217 business providers across all of Minnesota. 80.4% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#32 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Minnesota is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Minnesota Internet Service Providers

Internet Provider State Coverage Link
CenturyLink 80.8% Visit site
Nextera Wireless 48.8% Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast) 45.6% Visit site
Spectrum 19.5% Visit site
LTD Broadband 14% Visit site
Mediacom 10.3% Visit site
Frontier Communications 9.6% Visit site
MVTV Wireless 7% Visit site
Hiawatha Broadband Communications 6.5% Visit site
Midco 5.7% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Nuvera 4% Visit site
Radio Link Internet 3.7% Visit site
King Street Wireless 3.1% Visit site
Consolidated Communications 2.4% Visit site
Windstream 2.2% Visit site
Wisper ISP 2.1% Visit site
Paul Bunyan Communications 2.1% Visit site
GTT 1.5% Visit site
AirFiber 1.5% Visit site
Jaguar Communications 1.5% Visit site
Allstream 1.4% Visit site
TDS 1.2% Visit site
TEKSTAR 1.2% N/A
Arvig 1.1% Visit site
Info Link Wireless 1.1% Visit site
CTC 1% Visit site
Broadband Corp 1% Visit site
Benton Cooperative Telephone Company 0.9% Visit site
Vast Broadband 0.8% Visit site
Cable One 0.8% Visit site
Back 40 Wireless 0.8% Visit site
Cooperative Light & Power 0.8% Visit site
Wiktel 0.7% Visit site
Rise Broadband 0.7% Visit site
Park Region Telephone 0.7% Visit site
AcenTek 0.7% Visit site
Eastern Oregon Telecom 0.7% Visit site
702 Communications 0.5% Visit site
Garden Valley 0.5% Visit site
RSFiber Cooperative 0.5% Visit site
Fallsnet 0.5% Visit site
SjobergsInc 0.5% N/A
KMTelecom 0.4% Visit site
A Better Wireless Internet 0.4% Visit site
SCI 0.4% Visit site
Lismore Cooperative Telephone Company 0.3% Visit site
Gardonville Telephone 0.3% Visit site
Velocity Telephone 0.3% Visit site
Federated Telephone Cooperative 0.3% Visit site
Halstad Telephone 0.2% Visit site
Hanson Communications 0.2% Visit site
Lake Connections 0.2% Visit site
Red River Communications 0.2% Visit site
Runestone Telecom Association 0.2% Visit site
FiberNet 0.2% Visit site
Twin Valley-Ulen Telephone co 0.2% Visit site
Albany Mutual Telephone Association 0.2% Visit site
Lonsdale Telephone Company 0.2% Visit site
Pine Island Telephone Company 0.2% N/A
West Central Telephone Association 0.2% Visit site
Star Communications 0.2% Visit site
Southwest MN Broadband Services 0.2% Visit site
Invisimax 0.2% Visit site
Osakis Telephone Company 0.1% N/A
Harmony Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
LightBeam Internet 0.1% Visit site
Christensen Communications 0.1% Visit site
MAINSTREET 0.1% N/A
MIDWEST 0.1% Visit site
Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association 0.1% Visit site
LHTC Broadband 0.1% Visit site
Alliance Communications 0.1% Visit site
Windomnet 0.1% Visit site
Farmers Telephone Company (Heartland) 0.1% Visit site
Barnesville Municipal Telephone 0.1% Visit site
Minnesota Valley Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Johnson Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Access Media Holdings 0.1% Visit site
US Cellular 0.1% Visit site
Peoples Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Home Telecom 0.1% Visit site
Upsala Cooperative Telephone Association 0.1% Visit site
Crosslake Communications 0.1% Visit site
Woodstock Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Milaca Local Link 0.1% Visit site
Easton Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Emily Cooperative Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Spring Grove Communications <.1% Visit site
Rothsay Telephone <.1% N/A
Eagle Telephone Systems <.1% Visit site
Bagley Public Utilities <.1% Visit site
Mabel CO-OP Telephone <.1% Visit site
Manchester-Hartland Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
RC Technologies <.1% Visit site
Synkro Southwest <.1% Visit site
Moose-Tec <.1% Visit site
VTX1 <.1% Visit site
TA <.1% Visit site
Wolverton Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Dunnell Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Runestone Telephone Association <.1% Visit site
SpeedConnect <.1% Visit site
Future Technologies <.1% Visit site
CalDSL <.1% Visit site
IGL TeleConnect <.1% Visit site
Polar Communications Mutual Aid Corporation <.1% Visit site
XchangeTelecom <.1% Visit site
Northern Iowa Telephone Company <.1% N/A
Advantenon Inc <.1% Visit site
Prairie Hills Wireless <.1% Visit site
Starwire Technologies <.1% Visit site
Comelec Internet Services <.1% Visit site
River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative <.1% Visit site
Wilderness Wireless <.1% Visit site
Birch Communications <.1% Visit site
Northern Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative <.1% Visit site
LiteWire <.1% Visit site
Hager Telecom <.1% Visit site
Ringsted Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Independent Networks <.1% Visit site

13.8% of Minnesotans have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 3.6% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Minnesota as the 21st most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

96.4% of Minnesota homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type % of Minnesota
Fiber 19.4%
Cable 82.2%
DSL 89.9%
Fixed Wireless 73.8%

Minnesota Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Minnesota the average is 35 Mbps. This measure puts Minnesota #25 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed % of Minnesota
.1 to 5 Mbps 0.8%
6 to 10 Mbps 1.5%
11 to 20 Mbps 1.9%
21 to 30 Mbps 2.2%
31 to 75 Mbps 2.3%
76 to 100 Mbps 12.9%
101 to 250 Mbps 48.5%
251 to 500 Mbps 0.1%
501 to 999 Mbps 0.0%
1 Gbps or more 28.5%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Minnesotans. Real-world average speeds in Minnesota are about 35 Mbps, meaning Minnesota ranks #2 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Minnesota. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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