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Internet providers in Fairmont, MN

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Fairmont, MN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL91%
Midcontinent Communications $49.95 10 - 200 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband $50.00 6 - 244 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fairmont internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 cable, which covers 96% of Fairmont residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% 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 $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 244 Mbps.

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*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

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 $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $47.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairmont, $4.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Fairmont. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fairmont's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

200 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 $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $47.99.

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, $4.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 200 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, 88 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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $47.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairmont, $4.00.

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, 88 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

LTD Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Fairmont with download speeds up to 244 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 200 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Fairmont with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $47.99.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.