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Internet providers in Faribault, MN

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL94%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 20 MbpsDSL92%
Jaguar Communications - 3 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic17%
HughesNet $59.99 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 DSL, which covers 99% of Faribault residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% 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 $25 and available download speeds reach up to 244 Mbps.

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*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Faribault, $43.57.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Faribault, $2.42.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Faribault. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Faribault's providers, 78 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Faribault, $43.57.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Faribault, $2.42.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Faribault. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Faribault's providers, 78 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

20 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 $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Faribault, $43.57.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Faribault, $2.42.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Faribault. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are slightly slower 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 significantly higher than average in Faribault at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Faribault at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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 $59.99 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

LTD Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Faribault with download speeds up to 244 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Faribault. The next fastest internet provider in Faribault is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Faribault with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Faribault, $43.57.

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

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.