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Internet providers in Minot, ND

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MIDCO - 150 - 200 MbpsCable96%
SRT Communications, Inc. - -DSL65%
SRT Communications, Inc. - -Fiber-optic55%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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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.

Top high-speed internet providers in Minot

The largest internet providers in Minot are HughesNet and Viasat 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, 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 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 Minot, $2.89.

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 satellite internet

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

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Viasat 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 start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Minot, $55.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Minot, $2.89.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat 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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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 MIDCO, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Viasat 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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.