Internet providers in East Grand Forks, MN

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East Grand Forks internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in East Grand Forks 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 East Grand Forks area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of East Grand Forks residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in East Grand Forks, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the East Grand Forks area, and 97.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among East Grand Forks's five internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in East Grand Forks

The largest internet providers in East Grand Forks are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to East Grand Forks.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all East Grand Forks residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. East Grand Forks’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of East Grand Forks residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in East Grand Forks covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in East Grand Forks 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in East Grand Forks, $53.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Grand Forks, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in East Grand Forks. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all East Grand Forks's providers, 17 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 East Grand Forks covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of East Grand Forks 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in East Grand Forks, $53.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Grand Forks, $5.89.

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 East Grand Forks. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all East Grand Forks's providers, 17 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in East Grand Forks covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of East Grand Forks 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in East Grand Forks, $53.00.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in East Grand Forks, $5.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in East Grand Forks. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all East Grand Forks's providers, 17 Mbps.

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East Grand Forks, MN internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 20 MbpsDSL98%
Midcontinent Communications - -Cable100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
InvisiMax Inc. - -Wireless3.005%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in East Grand Forks with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in East Grand Forks. The next fastest internet provider in East Grand Forks is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in East Grand Forks with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in East Grand Forks, $53.00.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.