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Internet providers in Fairmont, MN

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Fairmont, MN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL91%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband $70.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fairmont internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fairmont 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 Fairmont area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Fairmont residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Fairmont, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Fairmont area, and 88.35% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fairmont's six internet providers, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fairmont

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
LTD Broadband 13 Mbps 4 Mbps Wireless
Frontier 36 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL
Midcontinent Communications 87 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Fairmont

The largest internet providers in Fairmont are Frontier, Midcontinent Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Fairmont.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Fairmont residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Midcontinent Communications, which covers 96% of the area. Fairmont’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Fairmont residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Fairmont covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Fairmont 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $59.16.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Fairmont covering 96% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $59.16.

Midcontinent Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairmont, $3.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Fairmont. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fairmont's providers, 100 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Fairmont 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $59.16.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairmont, $3.70.

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 Fairmont. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fairmont's providers, 100 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

LTD Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Fairmont with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Fairmont. The next fastest internet provider in Fairmont is Midcontinent Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 96% of the area.

River Valley Telecommunications Cooperative offers the cheapest internet in Fairmont with plans starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $59.16.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.