Internet providers in Lake City, MN

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Lake City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lake City 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 Lake City area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Lake City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 97% of those living in Lake City.

There are six internet providers serving the Lake City area, and 97.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lake City's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Lake City

The largest internet providers in Lake City are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Lake City.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Lake City residents, covering 75% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 97% of the area. Lake City’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Lake City residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

75%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Lake City covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Lake City 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lake City, $44.75.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake City, $2.03.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Lake City. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lake City's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Lake City covering 97% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lake City 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 Lake City, $44.75.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake City, $2.03.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Lake City. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake City's providers, 88 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 Lake City covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lake City 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 Lake City, $44.75.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake City, $2.03.

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 Lake City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Lake City's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Lake City, MN internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 MbpsDSL75%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 200 MbpsCable97%
Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. - -Fiber-optic100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband LLC - -Wireless100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Lake City with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Lake City. The next fastest internet provider in Lake City is LTD Broadband LLC, offering download speeds up to 244 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Lake City with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake City, $44.75.

Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lake City, covering 100% of the city.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.