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Internet providers in Park Rapids, MN

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Park Rapids, MN internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL86%
Arvig Enterprises, Inc. - -Cable100%
Arvig Enterprises, Inc. - -DSL2.422%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Park Rapids internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Park Rapids 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 Park Rapids area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Park Rapids residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Park Rapids, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Park Rapids area, and 99.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Park Rapids's five internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Park Rapids

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Park Rapids residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 86% of the area. Park Rapids’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Park Rapids residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Park Rapids covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Park Rapids, $50.00.

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 Park Rapids, $1.85.

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 Park Rapids. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Park Rapids's providers, 58 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Park Rapids covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Park Rapids 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Park Rapids, $50.00.

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 Park Rapids, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Park Rapids. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Park Rapids's providers, 58 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 Park Rapids covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Park Rapids 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 Park Rapids, $50.00.

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 Park Rapids, $1.85.

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 Park Rapids. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Park Rapids's providers, 58 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Park Rapids with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Park Rapids. The next fastest internet provider in Park Rapids is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Park Rapids with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Park Rapids, $50.00.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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 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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.