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Internet providers in Sauk Rapids, MN

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Sauk Rapids, MN internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL63%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sauk Rapids internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sauk 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 Sauk Rapids area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Sauk Rapids residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Sauk Rapids, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Sauk Rapids area, and 95.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sauk Rapids's four internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Sauk Rapids

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Sauk Rapids residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 63% of the area. Sauk Rapids’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Sauk Rapids 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 Sauk Rapids covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Sauk 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 Sauk 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 Sauk 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 Sauk Rapids. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sauk Rapids's providers, 63 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

63%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Sauk Rapids covering 63% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Sauk 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 Sauk 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 Sauk 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 Sauk Rapids. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sauk Rapids's providers, 63 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 Sauk Rapids covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sauk 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 Sauk 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 Sauk 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 Sauk Rapids. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sauk Rapids's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Sauk Rapids with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Sauk Rapids. The next fastest internet provider in Sauk Rapids is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 63% of the area.

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

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.