|2021||#4 of 87||99.59%|
|2020||#22 of 87||89.32%|
|2019||#18 of 87||89.3%|
|2018||#13 of 87||89.3%|
|2017||#23 of 87||73.41%|
Rank: 4 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)
Clearwater County seems to have benefited from a Garden Valley Telephone Company upgrade in 2018. At that time, they look poised to meet the 2026 speed goals but not much has happened since.
AT&T launched a new FirstNet cell site in Clearwater County in 2020. That cell site may have spurred some improvements, or it may have taken advantage of existing infrastructure. The mapping available precedes the cell site announcement so it’s difficult to tell. But it seems likely that AT&T would include a local infrastructure upgrade, which we may see reflected in next year’s map.
- In 2018, Garden Valley Telephone Company received a $20 million loan from the USDA to deploy fiber in Polk, Clearwater, Pennington, Marshall and Red Lake counties.
- AT&T launched a new FirstNet cell site in Clearwater County.
Find more articles on broadband in Clearwater County. (http://tinyurl.com/homdjrt)
Number of Providers
As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED
Households with Device Access
Has Worked with Blandin Foundation
Has Received MN Grant(s)
U.S. Congress: CD 7
MN Senate: 02
MN House: 02A, 02B