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Scandia, MN internet providers

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL98%
MIDCO - 150 - 1,000 MbpsCable63%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Scandia internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Scandia 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 Scandia area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Scandia residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 63% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Scandia, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Scandia area, and 61.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Scandia's four internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Scandia

The largest internet providers in Scandia are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Scandia.

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

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Scandia 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Scandia, $45.99.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scandia, $3.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Scandia. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Scandia's providers, 25 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 Scandia covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Scandia 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 Scandia, $45.99.

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 Scandia, $3.29.

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 Scandia. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Scandia's providers, 25 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Scandia covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Scandia 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scandia, $45.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scandia, $3.29.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Scandia. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Scandia's providers, 25 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

MIDCO is the fastest internet provider in Scandia with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 63% of households in Scandia. The next fastest internet provider in Scandia is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Scandia with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Scandia, $45.99.

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.

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.

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.

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.