Internet providers in Richfield, MN

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Richfield, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic66%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL51%
Consolidated Communications $27.00 10 - 1.5 MbpsDSL3.135%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Richfield internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Richfield 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 Richfield area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Richfield residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 72% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 66% of those living in Richfield.

There are six internet providers serving the Richfield area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Richfield's six internet providers, prices start at $27 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Richfield

The largest internet providers in Richfield are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to Richfield.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Richfield residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 66% of the area. Richfield’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 51% of Richfield residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Richfield covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Richfield, $39.32.

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 Richfield, $1.79.

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 Richfield. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Richfield's providers, 288 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

66%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Richfield covering 66% of the area.

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

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Richfield, $39.32.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richfield, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Richfield. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Richfield's providers, 288 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

51%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Richfield covering 51% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Richfield 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Richfield, $39.32.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Richfield, $1.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Richfield. These download speeds are available to 51% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Richfield's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Richfield with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 66% of households in Richfield. The next fastest internet provider in Richfield is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in Richfield with plans starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Richfield, $39.32.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Richfield, covering 66% of the city.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.