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Waseca County

Table of goal data by year
Year 25/3 Mbps 100/20 Mbps
2020 #46 of 87
83.92%
#46 of 87
75.34%
2019 #52 of 87
82.19%
#43 of 87
75.2%
2018 #55 of 87
75.3%
#25 of 87
75.06%
2017 #11 of 87
98.75%
#3 of 87
98.75%
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Rank: 45 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)

Waseca County has been stalled at 75 percent access to broadband at speeds of 100/20 Mbps for several years. We don’t hear much about broadband from Waseca, although there is a change in a local provider (Jaguar acquired by Metronet) and that might impact service. To meet the speed goals, Waseca would need to develop a relationship with a provider and build a momentum.

What we learned in the past:

To meet the speed goals, Waseca would need to develop a relationship with a provider and build a momentum.

Update from 2020:

Waseca County is part of a consortium (Region 9) that using broadband for better telehealth, especially for better mental telehealth.

Part of Waseca County was served by Jaguar, which was acquired by MetroNet in July (2020). MetroNet claims they will invest $150 million to grow their Minnesota market.

Find more articles on broadband in Waseca County.

Household Density

16.08

Number of Providers

11

As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED

Households with Device Access

Computer 94.3% 90.3%
statewide
Desktop or Laptop 88.4% 81.1%
statewide
Smartphone 82.5% 76.5%
statewide
Tablet 67.1% 59.3%
statewide
Other 5.6% 3.5%
statewide

Has Worked with Blandin Foundation

Yes

Has Received MN Grant(s)

No

Government Districts

U.S. Congress: CD 1

MN Senate: 23, 24

MN House: 23B, 24A

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