Minnesota Broadband Map

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Office of Broadband Development

Covered Geography:

Minnesota

Mapped Portion of Network:

Last Mile Connectivity

Attached Funding Opportunities:

Border-to-Border grant, Built Grants, Telecommuter Favored! Communities; Federal

Map Description:

This interactive map uses a combination of FCC Form 477 data and Internet Service Provider data to show Census Blocks with at least 10/1 download/upload speeds, 25/3 download/upload speeds, 50/5 Mbps download/upload speeds, and 100 Mbps download/upload speeds. The map also indicates if data was sourced from Internet Service Providers or FCC Form 477 data.

Coverage Definition:

Unless direct provider confirmation is available, a Census Block has Broadband Coverage if at least one Internet Service Provider is “providing [broadband] or could …without an extraordinary commitment of resources provide broadband service to an area.”

Collection Method:

Broadband data displayed on this map are developed from a combination FCC Form 477 broadband deployment filings and direct provider outreach and data collection conducted by Connection Nation Minnesota. If a broadband provider was unwilling or unable to supply granular data and a detailed service area could not be developed the providers service area is not represented by FCC Form 477 data, a format which tends to be overstated. The map is not a guarantee of internet service availability. Mobile and satellite services may also be available