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Internet providers in Dayton, MN

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Dayton, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable14%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable73%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL84%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic3.590%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Dayton internet service at a glance

At 83%, broadband coverage in Dayton is slightly lower than the rest of Minnesota - 97%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Dayton area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Dayton residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.940% of those living in Dayton.

There are six internet providers serving the Dayton area, and 86.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Dayton's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Dayton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 136 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 62 Mbps 14 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 268 Mbps 24 Mbps Cable
Consolidated Telecommunications Company 19 Mbps 14 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Dayton

The largest internet providers in Dayton are Xfinity, Spectrum, and CenturyLink bringing cable and DSL options to Dayton.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to many Dayton residents, covering 14% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 73% of the area. Dayton’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 84% of Dayton residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

14%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in Dayton covering 14% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $52.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dayton, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Dayton. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dayton's providers, 308 Mbps.

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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

73%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in Dayton covering 73% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $52.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dayton, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Dayton. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dayton's providers, 308 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Dayton covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Dayton 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $52.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Dayton, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Dayton. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Dayton's providers, 308 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Dayton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dayton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Dayton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Dayton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Dayton with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 14% of households in Dayton. The next fastest internet provider in Dayton is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 73% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Dayton with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Dayton, $52.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Dayton, covering 3.590% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.