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Internet providers in Faribault, MN

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Faribault, MN internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable98%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL94%
Consolidated Communications $35.00 50 - 2,000 MbpsDSL92%
Jaguar Communications - -Fiber-optic17%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Faribault internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Faribault 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 Faribault area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Faribault residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 97% of those living in Faribault.

There are eight internet providers serving the Faribault area, and 97.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Faribault's eight internet providers, prices start at $35 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Faribault

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 32 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Jaguar Communications 33 Mbps 35 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 124 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 61 Mbps 48 Mbps DSL
Consolidated Communications 74 Mbps 56 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Faribault

The largest internet providers in Faribault are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Consolidated Communications bringing cable and DSL options to Faribault.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Faribault residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 94% of the area. Faribault’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, offers DSL to around 92% of Faribault residents.

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

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Faribault covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Faribault, $56.42.

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 Faribault, $0.94.

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 Faribault. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Faribault's providers, 78 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

94%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Faribault covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Faribault 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Faribault, $56.42.

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 Faribault, $0.94.

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 Faribault. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Faribault's providers, 78 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Faribault covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Faribault 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 Consolidated Communications start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Faribault, $56.42.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.70 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Faribault, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Faribault. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Faribault's providers, 78 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Faribault may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Faribault cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Consolidated Communications is the fastest internet provider in Faribault with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Faribault. The next fastest internet provider in Faribault is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Faribault with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Faribault, $56.42.

Jaguar Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Faribault, covering 17% of the city.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.