Internet providers in Moorhead, MN

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Moorhead internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Moorhead 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 Moorhead area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Moorhead 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 6.950% of those living in Moorhead.

There are seven internet providers serving the Moorhead area, and 99.65% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Moorhead's seven internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Moorhead

The largest internet providers in Moorhead are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing DSL and satellite options to Moorhead.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Moorhead residents, covering 74% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Moorhead’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Moorhead residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

74%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Moorhead covering 74% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Moorhead 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 Moorhead, $53.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Moorhead, $4.08.

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 Moorhead. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Moorhead's providers, 90 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 Moorhead covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Moorhead 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 Moorhead, $53.00.

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 lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Moorhead, $4.08.

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 Moorhead. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Moorhead's providers, 90 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Moorhead 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 Moorhead, $53.00.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Moorhead, $4.08.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Moorhead. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Moorhead's providers, 90 Mbps.

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Moorhead, MN internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 140 MbpsDSL74%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic3.115%
Cable One, Inc. - -Cable100%
Midcontinent Communications - -Cable97%
VAL-ED Joint Venture L.L.P. - -DSL14%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cable One, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Moorhead with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Moorhead. The next fastest internet provider in Moorhead is Midcontinent Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 97% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Moorhead with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Moorhead, $53.00.

VAL-ED Joint Venture L.L.P. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Moorhead, covering 3.849% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Moorhead and is available to 3.115% of households.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.