Advertiser Disclosure While this page may contain offers from our partners, our opinions are our own. Here's how we rate providers

Internet providers in Willmar, MN

Shop the best Willmar internet providers. Compare internet plan pricing and speeds from cable, DSL and fiber-optic providers in your area.

Shop local providers
Willmar City Map

Internet providers in your area

Willmar, MN internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL71%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 12 MbpsDSL18%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband $50.00 6 - 244 MbpsWireless100%
Shop providers Need help? Call: (844) 512-2720

Willmar internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Willmar 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 Willmar area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Willmar residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Willmar, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the Willmar area, and 97.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Willmar's eight internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 244 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Willmar

The largest internet providers in Willmar are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Windstream bringing cable and DSL options to Willmar.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Willmar residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 71% of the area. Willmar’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 18% of Willmar 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 Willmar covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Willmar 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 Willmar, $44.27.

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 Willmar, $1.11.

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 Willmar. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Willmar's providers, 76 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Willmar covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Willmar 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 Willmar, $44.27.

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 Willmar, $1.11.

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 Willmar. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Willmar's providers, 76 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

18%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in Willmar covering 18% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Willmar 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Willmar, $44.27.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Willmar, $1.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Willmar. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Willmar's providers, 76 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Willmar and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Willmar at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Willmar at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Willmar residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

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

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Willmar with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Willmar, $44.27.

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.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.