Internet providers in Grand Rapids, MN

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Grand Rapids, MN internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL88%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Paul Bunyan Communications $60.00 250 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Paul Bunyan Communications $60.00 250 - 50 MbpsDSL23%
Communications $23.95 -Wired3.914%
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Grand Rapids internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Grand Rapids residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Grand Rapids.

There are six internet providers serving the Grand Rapids area, and 99.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Grand Rapids's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Grand Rapids

The largest internet providers in Grand Rapids are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Paul Bunyan Communications bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Grand Rapids.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Grand Rapids residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 98% of the area. Grand Rapids’s third most-available internet provider, Paul Bunyan Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 100% of Grand Rapids residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

88%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Grand Rapids covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Grand Rapids 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 Grand Rapids, $44.82.

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 Grand Rapids, $0.36.

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 Grand Rapids. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 440 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Grand Rapids covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $44.82.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Rapids, $0.36.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Grand Rapids. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 440 Mbps.

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Paul Bunyan Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Paul Bunyan Communications

Starting price*
$60/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Paul Bunyan Communications offers broadband to all households in Grand Rapids covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Paul Bunyan Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Grand Rapids than other internet types.

Internet prices for Paul Bunyan Communications start at $60/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $44.82.

Paul Bunyan Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 250 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.24 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Rapids, $0.36.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Paul Bunyan Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Grand Rapids. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 440 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Grand Rapids and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Grand Rapids at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Grand Rapids at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Grand Rapids residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Grand Rapids with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Grand Rapids. The next fastest internet provider in Grand Rapids is Paul Bunyan Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in Grand Rapids with plans starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $44.82.

Paul Bunyan Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Grand Rapids, covering 100% of the city. Communications also offers fiber internet in Grand Rapids and is available to 0.183% of households.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.