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Internet providers in Fergus Falls, MN

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Fergus Falls, MN internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL95%
Otter Tail Telcom $7.95 -DSL100%
Otter Tail Telcom $7.95 -Fiber-optic22%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Fergus Falls internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Fergus Falls 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 Fergus Falls area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Fergus Falls residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 31% of those living in Fergus Falls.

There are six internet providers serving the Fergus Falls area, and 99.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Fergus Falls's six internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fergus Falls

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 189 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 15 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Fergus Falls

The largest internet providers in Fergus Falls are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Otter Tail Telcom bringing cable and DSL options to Fergus Falls.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Fergus Falls residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 95% of the area. Fergus Falls’s third most-available internet provider, Otter Tail Telcom, offers DSL to around 100% of Fergus Falls 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Fergus Falls covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fergus Falls, $52.07.

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 Fergus Falls, $0.44.

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 Fergus Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fergus Falls's providers, 40 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Fergus Falls covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Fergus Falls 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fergus Falls, $52.07.

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 Fergus Falls, $0.44.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Fergus Falls. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fergus Falls's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Otter Tail Telcom DSL internet

Provider

Otter Tail Telcom

Starting price*
$7.95/mo.
Max download speed

null Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Otter Tail Telcom offers broadband to all households in Fergus Falls covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Otter Tail Telcom uses telephone lines in Fergus Falls 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 Otter Tail Telcom start at $7.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fergus Falls, $52.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Otter Tail Telcom offers download speeds up to null Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Fergus Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fergus Falls's providers, 40 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Fergus Falls and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fergus Falls at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fergus Falls at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Fergus Falls 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 Fergus Falls 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 Fergus Falls cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Fergus Falls with download speeds up to 1,00*0 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Fergus Falls. The next fastest internet provider in Fergus Falls is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Otter Tail Telcom offers the cheapest internet in Fergus Falls with plans starting at $7.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fergus Falls, $52.07.

Otter Tail Telcom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Fergus Falls, covering 22% 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.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.