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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL98%
Jaguar Communications - 3 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic13%
Lonsdale Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic4.004%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Northfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Northfield 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 Northfield area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Northfield residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in Northfield.

There are nine internet providers serving the Northfield area, and 99.28% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Northfield's nine internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 244 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Northfield

The largest internet providers in Northfield are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Northfield.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Northfield residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 98% of the area. Northfield’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Northfield 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 Northfield covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Northfield 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 Northfield, $46.66.

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 Northfield, $2.33.

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 Northfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Northfield's providers, 87 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Northfield covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Northfield 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Northfield, $46.66.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Northfield, $2.33.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Northfield. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Northfield's providers, 87 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 Northfield covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Northfield 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 Northfield, $46.66.

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 Northfield, $2.33.

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 Northfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Northfield's providers, 87 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

LTD Broadband is the fastest internet provider in Northfield with download speeds up to 244 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Northfield. The next fastest internet provider in Northfield is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Radio Link Internet offers the cheapest internet in Northfield with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Northfield, $46.66.

Jaguar Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Northfield, covering 13% of the city. Lonsdale Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in Northfield and is available to 4.004% of households.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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%.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.