High Speed Internet Providers in
Dakota County, Minnesota

38
Providers
9
Deals
5.0 Gbps
Max Speed

Best Internet Providers in Dakota County, Minnesota

We've found 38 internet providers in your area including 9 internet provider deals. The fastest download speed available in your area for residential plans is 5.0 Gbps! Residential, business and mobile internet providers for Dakota County, Minnesota are shown below.

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Yes! Residential Internet Deals are Available in your Area

Providers with Special Offers
Internet Service Type
Special Offers
DSL up to 140 Mbps
Fiber up to 940 Mbps
940 Mbps! CenturyLink provides internet in Dakota County using Asymmetric xDSL technology with max speeds of 140 Mbps down and 20 Mbps up and Fiber to the End User technology with max speeds of 940 Mbps down and 940 Mbps up. Use our internet comparison form to check which internet service is available at a specific address.
Cable up to 1.0 Gbps
1.0 Gbps! Spectrum provides internet plans in Dakota County using Cable Modem technology with maximum download speeds of 1.0 Gbps and maximum uploads of 35 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
Cable up to 2.0 Gbps
2.0 Gbps! Xfinity provides internet plans in Dakota County using Cable Modem technology with maximum download speeds of 2.0 Gbps and maximum uploads of 200 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
DSL up to 115 Mbps
Fiber up to 5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps! Earthlink provides internet in Dakota County using Asymmetric xDSL technology with max speeds of 115 Mbps down and 115 Mbps up and Fiber to the End User technology with max speeds of 5.0 Gbps down and 5.0 Gbps up. Use our internet comparison form to check which internet service is available at a specific address.
DSL up to 100 Mbps
Fiber up to 250 Mbps
250 Mbps! Fidium Fiber provides internet in Dakota County using Asymmetric xDSL technology with max speeds of 100 Mbps down and 10 Mbps up and Fiber to the End User technology with max speeds of 250 Mbps down and 250 Mbps up. Use our internet comparison form to check which internet service is available at a specific address.
DSL up to 115 Mbps
Fiber up to 5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps! Frontier provides internet in Dakota County using Asymmetric xDSL technology with max speeds of 115 Mbps down and 115 Mbps up and Fiber to the End User technology with max speeds of 5.0 Gbps down and 5.0 Gbps up. Use our internet comparison form to check which internet service is available at a specific address.
Satellite up to 25 Mbps
25 Mbps! HughesNet provides internet plans in Dakota County using Geostationary Satellite Internet technology with maximum download speeds of 25 Mbps and maximum uploads of 3 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
Cable up to 1.0 Gbps
1.0 Gbps! Mediacom provides internet plans in Dakota County using Cable Modem technology with maximum download speeds of 1.0 Gbps and maximum uploads of 50 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
Fiber up to 200 Mbps
200 Mbps! Quantum Fiber provides internet plans in Dakota County using Fiber to the End User technology with maximum download speeds of 200 Mbps and maximum uploads of 200 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.

Other Internet Providers in Dakota County, Minnesota (As of 2024)

Company
Technology
Max Download Speeds
Fiber
1.0 Gbps
Fiber
1.0 Gbps
Wireless
250 Mbps
Wireless and Fiber
100 Mbps to 5.0 Gbps
Wireless
500 Mbps
Fiber
1.0 Gbps
Wireless
25 Mbps
DSL, Wireless and Fiber
10 Mbps to 1.0 Gbps
Wireless and Fiber
150 Mbps to 300 Mbps
Satellite
50 Mbps
Wireless
100 Mbps
DSL
100 Mbps

Yes! Business Internet Deals are Available in your Area

Providers with Special Offers
Internet Service Type
Special Offers
Fiber up to 100 Mbps
100 Mbps! Xfinity provides internet plans in Dakota County using Fiber to the End User technology with maximum download speeds of 100 Mbps and maximum uploads of 100 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
Satellite up to 100 Mbps
100 Mbps! Viasat provides internet plans in Dakota County using Geostationary Satellite Internet technology with maximum download speeds of 100 Mbps and maximum uploads of 4 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.

Other Business Internet Providers in Dakota County, Minnesota (As of 2024)

Company
Technology
Max Download Speeds
Business DSL and Fiber
10 Mbps to 200 Mbps
Business Fiber
10.0 Gbps
Business DSL
less than 10 Mbps
Business Fiber
10.0 Gbps
Business Cable
1.0 Gbps
Business Fiber
10 Mbps
Business Wireless
1.0 Gbps
Business Fiber
1.0 Gbps
Business Fiber
60.0 Gbps

Yes! Mobile Wireless Deals are Available in your Area

Providers with Special Offers
Internet Service Type
Special Offers
5G Wireless up to 100 Mbps*

Other Mobile Wireless Providers in Dakota County, Minnesota (As of 2024)

Company
Technology
Max Download Speeds
5G Wireless
100 Mbps*
5G Wireless
100 Mbps*
5G Wireless
100 Mbps*
* Denotes typical wireless speeds. While theoretical wireless internet download speeds are much higher, user-experienced internet speed can vary greatly depending on user location and network congestion.

Types of Internet Available in Dakota County, Minnesota

Fiber, DSL, Cable, Wireless and Satellite Internet service is available to residential customers in Dakota County, Minnesota. While most residential plans are also offered to small businesses, dsl, fiber, cable, wireless and satellite business internet plans are also available to customers with specific service requirements. Mobile wireless data plans are also available in this area.

Cable Internet Coverage in Dakota County, Minnesota

Cable Internet plans in Dakota County, Minnesota are offered by Spectrum, Xfinity and Mediacom. Cable internet coverage is about 95% throughout the county. Coverages drops to 2% if you only include addresses in the area where speeds of at least 1.0 Gbps are offered.

DSL Internet Coverage in Dakota County, Minnesota

DSL Internet plans in Dakota County, Minnesota are offered by CenturyLink, Consolidated Telephone Company, Earthlink, Fidium Fiber, Frontier, Nuvera Communications, TDS Telecom and Tremolo Communications. DSL internet coverage is about 67% throughout the county. Coverages drops to 27% if you only include addresses in the area where speeds of at least 50 Mbps are offered.

Fiber Internet Coverage in Dakota County, Minnesota

Fiber Internet plans in Dakota County, Minnesota are offered by Arvig, CenturyLink, Earthlink, Fidium Fiber, Frontier, Gigabit Minnesota, Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Metronet, Nuvera Communications, Quantum Fiber and Southeast MN Wifi. Fiber internet coverage is about 20% throughout the county. Coverages drops to 10% if you only include addresses in the area where speeds of at least 1.0 Gbps are offered.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in Dakota County, Minnesota

The fastest advertised internet download speed available in Dakota County, Minnesota is 5.0 Gbps available from Earthlink. The fastest internet providers in the area include Earthlink at 5.0 Gbps, Frontier at 5.0 Gbps and Hiawatha Broadband Communications at 5.0 Gbps. The fastest advertised business-only internet download speed available in Dakota County, Minnesota is 60.0 Gbps available from Zayo.

Featured Internet Service Providers in MINNESOTA

Provider
Technology
Asymmetric xDSL, Fiber to the End User and Terrestrial Fixed Wireless
All Other, Asymmetric xDSL, Cable Modem and Fiber to the End User
Fiber to the End User, Terrestrial Fixed Wireless and Asymmetric xDSL
Geostationary Satellite Internet
Asymmetric xDSL, Fiber to the End User and Terrestrial Fixed Wireless
Fiber to the End User and Terrestrial Fixed Wireless
Asymmetric xDSL, Cable Modem, Fiber to the End User and Terrestrial Fixed Wireless
Cable Modem and Fiber to the End User
Asymmetric xDSL, Fiber to the End User and Terrestrial Fixed Wireless
Geostationary Satellite Internet
Cable Modem and Fiber to the End User

FAQs of Internet Providers in Dakota County, Minnesota


What is a Good Internet Speed?

The fastest residential internet speed in Dakota County, Minnesota is 5.0 Gbps offered by Earthlink. Any speed of 1.0 Gbps or greater should be more than sufficient for most any household and will allow multiple devices to browse the internet, stream videos up to 4K resolution or game online.

If the fastest available internet plan is cost prohibitive, there are other plans available with speeds of 100+ Mbps that should service households with modest needs. This will allow a few devices to connect to the internet at once and at least one device to stream HD media content or play games online.

What are the Best Internet Providers in Dakota County, Minnesota?

The internet providers with the best combination of coverage and speed in the county are Frontier (Max 5.0 Gbps and 31% coverage), Hiawatha Broadband Communications (Max 5.0 Gbps and 3% coverage), Xfinity (Max 2.0 Gbps and 59% coverage) and Metronet (Max 1.0 Gbps and 1% coverage).

What are the Fastest Internet Providers in Dakota County, Minnesota?

The fastest internet providers in Dakota County, Minnesota offering residential service plans are Earthlink at 5.0 Gbps, Frontier at 5.0 Gbps, Hiawatha Broadband Communications at 5.0 Gbps, Xfinity at 2.0 Gbps and Metronet at 1.0 Gbps.

Which Internet Provider Has the Best Internet Options for Businesses in Dakota County, Minnesota?

While most residential plans are available to small businesses, business-only internet plans are also available in Dakota County, Minnesota. Business Internet plans generally offer higher service availability committments, synchronous data transfer and specialized business services. The fastest business plans offered in Dakota County, Minnesota are from Zayo (Max 60.0 Gbps), Cogent Communication (Max 10.0 Gbps), Metronet (Max 10.0 Gbps), Midco (Max 1.0 Gbps) and Nextera Communications (Max 1.0 Gbps).

What is the best Residential Internet Option in Dakota County, Minnesota?

Fiber optic internet connections are the best residential internet option in Dakota County, Minnesota. Fiber internet providers can offer the highest upload and download speeds to residential customers. Fiber Internet plans in Dakota County, Minnesota are offered by Arvig, CenturyLink, Earthlink, Fidium Fiber, Frontier, Gigabit Minnesota, Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Metronet, Nuvera Communications, Quantum Fiber and Southeast MN Wifi. Fiber internet coverage is about 20% throughout the county.

Cable and DSL internet services are available in most areas and speeds offered can be very high if the internet provider has upgraded their regional or neighborhood-level infrastructure to fiber. Cable Internet plans in Dakota County, Minnesota are offered by Spectrum, Xfinity and Mediacom. Cable internet coverage is about 95% throughout the county. DSL Internet plans in Dakota County, Minnesota are offered by CenturyLink, Consolidated Telephone Company, Earthlink, Fidium Fiber, Frontier, Nuvera Communications, TDS Telecom and Tremolo Communications. DSL internet coverage is about 67% throughout the county.

If wired internet connections are not available at a specific address, wireless and satellite plans can be a good alternative. Fixed wireless internet plans in Dakota County, Minnesota are offered by Gig Fire, Hiawatha Broadband Communications, JTN Communications, Nextera Communications, Nuvera Communications, Southeast MN Wifi and T-Mobile US. Satellite internet plans in Dakota County, Minnesota are offered by HughesNet and Starlink.

You can find the internet providers serving a particular address by completing our internet service comparison form.

What are the Best Mobile Internet Options in Dakota County, Minnesota?

5G mobile wireless service is available in Dakota County, Minnesota from AT&T, Boost Mobile, T-Mobile and Verizon. Satellite internet plans may also allow for mobile internet service, at an additional cost in both equipment and monthly subscription rates depending on the satellite provider.

Should I Buy My Own Router for Internet Set Up in Dakota County, Minnesota?

Most Internet Service providers are now using an all-in-one unit that acts as a modem, router and wireless hotspot providing internet service throughout the home. Some providers will supply this equipment at no additional mnonthly cost, while others will charge a monthly rental fee or offer the unit for purchase outright. Generally speaking it is not advisable to buy the equipment since it can quickly become outdated and may not work with other internet providers. The exception to this are satellite service providers who generally require customers to purchase the equipment. When comparing internet service providers in Dakota County, Minnesota be sure to consider equipment fees as part of the overall monthly cost.