Internet providers in Grand Rapids, MN

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Grand Rapids, MN internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL88%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
Paul Bunyan Rural Telephone Cooperative - -Fiber-optic100%
Paul Bunyan Rural Telephone Cooperative - -DSL23%
Nextera - -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 HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite 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, $46.25.

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 Grand Rapids, $1.71.

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, 288 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, $46.25.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Rapids, $1.71.

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, 288 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Grand Rapids covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Grand Rapids where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $46.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Rapids, $1.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Grand Rapids. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Grand Rapids's providers, 288 Mbps.

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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 Rural Telephone Cooperative, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Grand Rapids with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Grand Rapids, $46.25.

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

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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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.