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Internet providers in Austin, MN

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL97%
Jaguar Communications - 3 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.137%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband $50 6 - 244 MbpsWireless100%
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Austin internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Austin is comparable to the rest of Minnesota - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Austin area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Austin residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Austin, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Austin area, and 97.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Austin's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 244 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Austin

The largest internet providers in Austin are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Austin.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Austin residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 97% of the area. Austin’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Austin residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Austin covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Austin residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Austin, $46.66.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Austin, $2.33.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Austin. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 87 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Austin covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Austin to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Austin, $46.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Austin, $2.33.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Austin. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 87 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Austin covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Austin where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Austin, $46.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Austin, $2.33.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Austin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Austin's providers, 87 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

LTD Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Austin with download speeds up to 244 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Austin. The next fastest internet provider in Austin is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Radio Link Internet offers the cheapest internet in Austin with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Austin, $46.66.

Jaguar Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Austin, covering 0.137% of the city.

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Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.