Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington – Population 3,629,190
Duluth – Population 278,799
Fargo – Population 245,471
The largest metro area in Minnesota is Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington with a population of 3,629,190.00. This is followed by the Duluth metro area, with a population of 278,799.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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92% get DSL
83% get Cable
25% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The Carver County Open Fiber Initiative, a partnership between the county, affiliated city governments, and Jaguar Communications, a for-profit small business, proposes to build a high-speed fiber optic network across the south-central Minnesota county, bringing advanced services to its key community organizations.
MN Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.