Internet providers in Medina, MN

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Medina, MN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL10%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable11%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic12%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL56%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
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Medina internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Medina 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 Medina area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Medina residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 12% of those living in Medina.

There are seven internet providers serving the Medina area, and 95.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Medina's seven internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Medina

The largest internet providers in Medina are Frontier, Xfinity, and CenturyLink bringing DSL and cable options to Medina.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to many Medina residents, covering 10% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 11% of the area. Medina’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 56% of Medina residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

10%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to a limited number of households in Medina covering 10% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Medina 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Medina, $38.13.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Medina, $1.36.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Medina. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Medina's providers, 411 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in Medina covering 11% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Medina, $38.13.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Medina, $1.36.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Medina. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Medina's providers, 411 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

56%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Medina covering 56% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Medina 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 $45/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Medina, $38.13.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Medina, $1.36.

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 Medina. These download speeds are available to 56% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Medina's providers, 411 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Medina and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Medina at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Medina at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Medina residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Medina may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Medina cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Medina with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 12% of households in Medina. The next fastest internet provider in Medina is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in Medina with plans starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Medina, $38.13.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Medina, covering 12% of the city.

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 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.

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.