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Internet providers in 56007

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56007 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable91%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL93%
Jaguar Communications - -Fiber-optic49%
Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association $40.00 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic13%
Manchester-Hartland Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic1.700%
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56007 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 56007 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Minnesota - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 56007 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.320% of those living in the 56007 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 56007 area, and 96.24% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 56007, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Albert Lea

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 116 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 35 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL
Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association 134 Mbps 103 Mbps Fiber-optic
Jaguar Communications 26 Mbps 27 Mbps Fiber-optic
LTD Broadband 7 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in 56007

The largest internet providers serving the 56007 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 56007 ZIP code, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 93% of the area. Albert Lea’s third most-available internet provider, Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association, offers fiber-optic to around 13% of residents in the 56007 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56007 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 56007 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Albert Lea, $57.14.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albert Lea, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 56007 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albert Lea's providers, 88 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56007 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Albert Lea, $57.14.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albert Lea, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 56007 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albert Lea's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association fiber-optic internet

Provider

Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association

Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 56007 ZIP code, covering 13% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 56007 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Albert Lea, $57.14.

Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albert Lea, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in 56007 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albert Lea's providers, 88 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 56007 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 56007 and the greater Albert Lea area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Albert Lea at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Albert Lea at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 56007 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Albert Lea may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Albert Lea DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 56007 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 56007 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 91% of households in 56007. The next fastest internet provider in the 56007 ZIP code is LTD Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association offers the cheapest internet in the 56007 ZIP with service starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Albert Lea, $57.14.

Jaguar Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 56007 ZIP code, covering 49% of the city. Winnebago Cooperative Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in 56007 and is available to 13% of households.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.