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Internet providers in Baxter, MN

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Baxter, MN internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable98%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 100 MbpsDSL72%
Consolidated Telecommunications Company $NaN [object Object] - 20 MbpsDSL50%
Consolidated Telecommunications Company $NaN [object Object] - 250 MbpsFiber-optic40%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Baxter internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Baxter 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 Baxter area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Baxter residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in Baxter.

There are five internet providers serving the Baxter area, and 98.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Baxter's five internet providers, prices start at $NaN and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Baxter

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 55 Mbps 8 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 168 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Consolidated Telecommunications Company 77 Mbps 31 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Baxter

The largest internet providers in Baxter are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Consolidated Telecommunications Company bringing cable and DSL options to Baxter.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Baxter residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 72% of the area. Baxter’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Telecommunications Company, offers DSL to around 50% of Baxter residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Baxter covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Baxter, $57.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Baxter, $NaN.

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 Baxter. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Baxter's providers, 104 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

72%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Baxter covering 72% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Baxter 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Baxter, $57.49.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Baxter, $NaN.

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 Baxter. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Baxter's providers, 104 Mbps.

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Consolidated Telecommunications Company DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Telecommunications Company

Starting price*
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Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

50%

DSL from Consolidated Telecommunications Company offers broadband to about half of households in Baxter covering 50% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Telecommunications Company uses telephone lines in Baxter 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 Consolidated Telecommunications Company start at $[object Object]/mo.*, which is starting price for internet in Baxter, $57.49.

Consolidated Telecommunications Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to [object Object] Mbps, which comes to an estimated $NaN per Mbps, cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Baxter, $NaN.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Telecommunications Company offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Baxter. These download speeds are available to 50% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Baxter's providers, 104 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Baxter, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Baxter, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Baxter and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Baxter at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Baxter at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Baxter residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Consolidated Telecommunications Company is the fastest internet provider in Baxter with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 40% of households in Baxter. The next fastest internet provider in Baxter is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Baxter with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Baxter, $57.49.

Consolidated Telecommunications Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Baxter, covering 40% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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.