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Internet providers in Hastings, MN

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Hastings, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL90%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Hiawatha Broadband Communications - 150 - 1,000 MbpsWireless81%
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Hastings internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hastings 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 Hastings area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Hastings 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 3.940% of those living in Hastings.

There are seven internet providers serving the Hastings area, and 98.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hastings's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hastings

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Midcontinent Communications 65 Mbps 11 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 54 Mbps 24 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 122 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Hastings

The largest internet providers in Hastings are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Hastings.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Hastings residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 90% of the area. Hastings’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Hastings residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Hastings covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hastings, $56.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hastings, $2.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Hastings. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hastings's providers, 125 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Hastings covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Hastings 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Hastings, $56.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hastings, $2.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Hastings. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hastings's providers, 125 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hastings 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Hastings, $56.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hastings, $2.71.

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 Hastings. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hastings's providers, 125 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Hastings with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Hastings. The next fastest internet provider in Hastings is Hiawatha Broadband Communications , offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 81% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Hastings with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hastings, $56.99.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.