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Internet providers in Hermantown, MN

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Hermantown, MN internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable24%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 140 MbpsDSL90%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable94%
Consolidated Communications $35.00 50 - 1.5 MbpsDSL5.220%
Communications - -Fiber-optic1.608%
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Hermantown internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Hermantown 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 Hermantown area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Hermantown residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.610% of those living in Hermantown.

There are nine internet providers serving the Hermantown area, and 93.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hermantown's nine internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hermantown

The largest internet providers in Hermantown are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Mediacom bringing cable and DSL options to Hermantown.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to many Hermantown residents, covering 24% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 90% of the area. Hermantown’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 94% of Hermantown 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

24%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to some, but not many households in Hermantown covering 24% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hermantown 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 Hermantown, $47.85.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 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 Hermantown, $0.64.

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 Hermantown. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hermantown's providers, 189 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

90%

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Hermantown 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 Hermantown, $47.85.

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 Hermantown, $0.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Hermantown. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hermantown's providers, 189 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Hermantown covering 94% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hermantown, $47.85.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hermantown, $0.64.

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 Hermantown. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hermantown's providers, 189 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Hermantown and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hermantown at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hermantown at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hermantown 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 Hermantown with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Hermantown. The next fastest internet provider in Hermantown is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 140 Mbps to 90% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Hermantown with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hermantown, $47.85.

Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hermantown, covering 1.608% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.