Internet providers in Mankato, MN

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Mankato, MN internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 20 MbpsDSL86%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband $50 6 - 244 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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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 $25 and available download speeds reach up to 244 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Mankato

The largest internet providers in Mankato are Spectrum, Consolidated Communications, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, 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 DSL from Consolidated Communications, which covers 86% of the area. Mankato’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Mankato residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/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 $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Mankato, $43.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mankato, $2.28.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Mankato's providers, 74 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Mankato covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Mankato 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 Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mankato, $43.33.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mankato, $2.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Mankato. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Mankato's providers, 74 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Mankato, $43.33.

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 Mankato, $2.28.

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 slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Mankato's providers, 74 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

LTD Broadband 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.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Mankato with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mankato, $43.33.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.