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Internet providers in Waseca, MN

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Waseca, MN internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $45 12 - 20 MbpsDSL99%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable95%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 20 MbpsDSL93%
Jaguar Communications - 3 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic6.571%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Waseca internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Waseca 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 Waseca area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Waseca residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.570% of those living in Waseca.

There are eight internet providers serving the Waseca area, and 96.94% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waseca's eight internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Waseca

The largest internet providers in Waseca are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Consolidated Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Waseca.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Waseca residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 95% of the area. Waseca’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, offers DSL to around 93% of Waseca residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Waseca covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Waseca 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 Waseca, $41.43.

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 Waseca, $2.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Waseca. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waseca's providers, 195 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in Waseca covering 95% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Waseca, $41.43.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waseca, $2.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Waseca. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waseca's providers, 195 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$25/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Waseca covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications uses telephone lines in Waseca 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 Consolidated Communications start at $25/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Waseca, $41.43.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waseca, $2.30.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Waseca. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waseca's providers, 195 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in Waseca with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Waseca. The next fastest internet provider in Waseca is LTD Broadband, offering download speeds up to 244 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Waseca with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Waseca, $41.43.

Jaguar Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Waseca, covering 6.571% of the city.

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.

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.

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.