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Internet providers in New Ulm, MN

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New Ulm, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable96%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.396%
Nuvera Communications $74.95 60 - 28 MbpsDSL99%
Nuvera Communications $74.95 60 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic11%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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New Ulm internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in New Ulm 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 New Ulm area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of New Ulm residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 11% of those living in New Ulm.

There are eight internet providers serving the New Ulm area, and 96.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among New Ulm's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in New Ulm

The largest internet providers in New Ulm are Xfinity and Nuvera Communications bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to New Ulm.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all New Ulm residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Nuvera Communications, which covers 99% of the area. New Ulm’s third most-available internet provider, Nuvera Communications, offers fiber-optic to around 11% of New Ulm residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in New Ulm covering 96% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in New Ulm, $47.84.

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 New Ulm, $1.09.

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 New Ulm. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all New Ulm's providers, 241 Mbps.

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Nuvera Communications DSL internet

Provider

Nuvera Communications

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

28 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Nuvera Communications offers broadband to all households in New Ulm covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Nuvera Communications uses telephone lines in New Ulm 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 Nuvera Communications start at $74.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in New Ulm, $47.84.

Nuvera Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Ulm, $1.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Nuvera Communications offers download speeds up to 28 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in New Ulm. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all New Ulm's providers, 241 Mbps.

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Nuvera Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Nuvera Communications

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from Nuvera Communications offers broadband to a limited number of households in New Ulm covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Nuvera Communications is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout New Ulm than other internet types.

Internet prices for Nuvera Communications start at $74.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in New Ulm, $47.84.

Nuvera Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Ulm, $1.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Nuvera Communications offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in New Ulm. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all New Ulm's providers, 241 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in New Ulm and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in New Ulm at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in New Ulm at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many New Ulm 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 New Ulm 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 New Ulm DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in New Ulm with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.396% of households in New Ulm. The next fastest internet provider in New Ulm is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in New Ulm with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in New Ulm, $47.84.

Nuvera Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in New Ulm, covering 11% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.