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Internet providers in Fergus Falls, MN

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Fergus Falls, MN internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 60 MbpsDSL95%
Otter Tail Telcom $9.95 -DSL100%
Otter Tail Telcom $9.95 -Fiber-optic22%
HughesNet $59.99 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 22% 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 $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fergus Falls, $44.98.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fergus Falls, $0.80.

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 Fergus Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly 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*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

60 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fergus Falls, $44.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fergus Falls, $0.80.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 60 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Fergus Falls. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are about the same as 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*
$9.95/mo.
Max download speed

50 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 $9.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fergus Falls, $44.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Otter Tail Telcom offers download speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Fergus Falls. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Fergus Falls at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 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 $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 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 100 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 60 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Otter Tail Telcom offers the cheapest internet in Fergus Falls with plans starting at $9.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fergus Falls, $44.98.

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

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.