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Internet providers in Moorhead, MN

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Moorhead, MN internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL74%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic3.115%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable100%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
702 Communications - -DSL14%
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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 24% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.170% 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 $35 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Moorhead

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 28 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL
Consolidated Communications 61 Mbps 32 Mbps DSL
702 Communications 70 Mbps 75 Mbps Wireless
Midcontinent Communications 49 Mbps 17 Mbps Cable
Sparklight 119 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Moorhead

The largest internet providers in Moorhead are CenturyLink, Sparklight, and Midcontinent Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Moorhead.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Moorhead residents, covering 74% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 100% of the area. Moorhead’s third most-available internet provider, Midcontinent Communications, offers cable to around 97% of Moorhead residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Moorhead, $52.50.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Moorhead, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Moorhead. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Moorhead's providers, 379 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to all households in Moorhead covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Moorhead, $52.50.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Moorhead, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Moorhead. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Moorhead's providers, 379 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Moorhead covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Moorhead, $52.50.

Midcontinent Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Moorhead, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Moorhead. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Moorhead's providers, 379 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Moorhead and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Moorhead at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Moorhead at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Moorhead residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Consolidated Communications is the fastest internet provider in Moorhead with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.066% 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.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Moorhead with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Moorhead, $52.50.

702 Communications 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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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