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Internet providers in Forest Lake, MN

1. CenturyLink
99% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
DSL & Fiber
Download speeds up to
200Mbps

Order online, Fiber Internet up to 100 Mbps for $55/mo

2. Hughesnet
99% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

3. Viasat
99% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
4. Frontier
56% available in Forest Lake
Frontier
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
Speeds may vary
Link not provided

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5. Nextera Communications
55% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
6. Midco
84% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Hughesnet
99% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(283)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

2. Viasat
99% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
3. Frontier
84% available in Forest Lake
Frontier
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
Speeds may vary
Link not provided

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4. Ooma
50% available in Forest Lake
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
5. Zayo Group
55% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
DSL, Fiber, Fixed Wireless & Other Copper Wireline
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Nextera Communications
55% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
6Mbps
7. Midco
84% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Verizon Wireless
98% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Forest Lake
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Forest Lake

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Average starting price
$73.36/mo

Average speed
148.4 Mbps

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Average download speed
148.36 Mbps

Average upload speed
36.02 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
33.1 ms

Average jitter
14.73 ms

 

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What is the best internet provider in Forest Lake?

  • CenturyLink - Low-cost options
  • Hughesnet - Perfect for rural areas
  • Viasat - Widely available
  • Frontier - No-contract plans available
  • Midco - High speeds for multiple users

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Summary of Forest Lake internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
CenturyLink DSL & Fiber 200 Mbps 3.4/5 View Plans for CenturyLink
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Frontier DSL N/A 3.5/5
Nextera Communications Fixed Wireless 6 Mbps N/A View Plans for Nextera Communications
Midco Cable 1000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Midco

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Forest Lake

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on internet providers in Forest Lake.

CenturyLink

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J F | 01-03-2022

Internet went down, taking all week to get here and see. Work from home. Service came out and didnt even try to call us, text etc. We have no idea what they did. Poor customer service. Poor communication, also have outages during the day while I work from home.

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CenturyLink

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J F | 01-03-2022

Internet went down, taking all week to get here and see. Work from home. Service came out and didnt even try to call us, text etc. We have no idea what they did. Poor customer service. Poor communication, also have outages during the day while I work from home.

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