Internet providers in Minot, ND

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Minot internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Minot is comparable to the rest of North Dakota - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Minot area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Minot residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 55% of those living in Minot.

There are four internet providers serving the Minot area, and 94.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Minot's four internet providers, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Minot

The largest internet providers in Minot are HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. bringing satellite options to Minot.

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Minot residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from ViaSat, Inc., which covers 100% of the area.

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 Minot covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Minot 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Minot, $55.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Minot, $7.86.

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 Minot. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Minot's providers, 15 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Minot covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Minot 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, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Minot, $55.00.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Minot, $7.86.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Minot. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Minot's providers, 15 Mbps.

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Minot, ND internet providers

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Provider
Midcontinent Communications - -Cable96%
SRT Communications, Inc. - -DSL65%
SRT Communications, Inc. - -Fiber-optic55%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

SRT Communications, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Minot with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 55% of households in Minot. The next fastest internet provider in Minot is Midcontinent Communications, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 96% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. offers the cheapest internet in Minot with plans starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Minot, $55.00.

SRT Communications, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Minot, covering 55% of the city.

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.

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.

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