Internet providers in Fairmont, MN

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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 $24.99 and available download speeds reach up to 244 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Fairmont

The largest internet providers in Fairmont are Frontier, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Fairmont’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Fairmont residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$24.99/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 $24.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $44.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fairmont, $6.43.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Fairmont's providers, 25 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, $44.99.

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 Fairmont, $6.43.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Fairmont's providers, 25 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

ViaSat, Inc. 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $44.99.

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 Fairmont, $6.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. 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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Fairmont's providers, 25 Mbps.

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Fairmont, MN internet providers

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Provider
Frontier $24.99/mo. 6 - 24 Mbps DSL 91%
Midcontinent Communications - - Cable 96%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
LTD Broadband LLC - - Wireless 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

LTD Broadband LLC 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 $24.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fairmont, $44.99.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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%.

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.