Internet providers in Red Wing, MN

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Red Wing, MN internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL80%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 200 MbpsCable3.060%
Hiawatha Broadband Communications $59.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Jaguar Communications - -DSL9.300%
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Red Wing internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Red Wing 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 Red Wing area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Red Wing residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Red Wing.

There are eight internet providers serving the Red Wing area, and 98.54% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Red Wing'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 Red Wing

The largest internet providers in Red Wing are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Hiawatha Broadband Communications bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Red Wing.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Red Wing residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 80% of the area. Red Wing’s third most-available internet provider, Hiawatha Broadband Communications , offers fiber-optic to around 98% of Red Wing residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Red Wing covering 98% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Red Wing 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 Red Wing, $48.57.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Red Wing, $0.65.

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 Red Wing. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Red Wing's providers, 248 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

80%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Red Wing covering 80% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Red Wing 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 Red Wing, $48.57.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Red Wing, $0.65.

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 Red Wing. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Red Wing's providers, 248 Mbps.

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Hiawatha Broadband Communications fiber-optic internet

Provider

Hiawatha Broadband Communications

Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Hiawatha Broadband Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Red Wing covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Hiawatha Broadband Communications start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Red Wing, $48.57.

Hiawatha Broadband Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Red Wing, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Hiawatha Broadband Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Red Wing. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Red Wing's providers, 248 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Hiawatha Broadband Communications is the fastest internet provider in Red Wing with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Red Wing. The next fastest internet provider in Red Wing is LTD Broadband, offering download speeds up to 244 Mbps to 23% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Red Wing with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Red Wing, $48.57.

Hiawatha Broadband Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Red Wing, covering 98% of the city.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.