Internet providers in Mankato, MN

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Mankato internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Mankato 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 Mankato area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Mankato residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Mankato, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Mankato area, and 86.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Mankato's seven internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 244 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Mankato

The largest internet providers in Mankato are Spectrum, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing cable and satellite options to Mankato.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Mankato residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Mankato’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Mankato residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Mankato covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Mankato 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 Mankato, $53.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mankato, $2.13.

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 Mankato. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Mankato's providers, 50 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 Mankato covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Mankato 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Mankato, $53.33.

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 Mankato, $2.13.

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 Mankato. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Mankato's providers, 50 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Mankato covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Mankato 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 ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Mankato, $53.33.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mankato, $2.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Mankato. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Mankato's providers, 50 Mbps.

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Mankato, MN internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 100%
Consolidated Communications, Inc. - - DSL 86%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
LTD Broadband LLC - - Wireless 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

LTD Broadband LLC is the fastest internet provider in Mankato with download speeds up to 244 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Mankato. The next fastest internet provider in Mankato is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Mankato with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Mankato, $53.33.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.