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Internet providers in 55301

Find internet providers serving the 55301 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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55301 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL95%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic45%
VelocityTelephone $39.99 15 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic5.430%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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55301 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55301 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 55301 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 9.950% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.830% of those living in the 55301 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 55301 area, and 98.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 55301, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Albertville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 60 Mbps 58 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 132 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 55301

The largest internet providers serving the 55301 ZIP code are Spectrum and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 55301 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 95% of the area. Albertville’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 45% of residents in the 55301 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 55301 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55301 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 Albertville, $54.99.

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 Albertville, $0.74.

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 55301 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albertville's providers, 256 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 55301 ZIP code, covering 95% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Albertville, $54.99.

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 Albertville, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 55301 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albertville's providers, 256 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

45%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 55301 ZIP code, covering 45% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 55301 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Albertville, $54.99.

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 Albertville, $0.74.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 55301 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 45% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albertville's providers, 256 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55301 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55301 and the greater Albertville area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Albertville at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Albertville at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55301 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55301 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 55301 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 55301. The next fastest internet provider in the 55301 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 95% of the area.

VelocityTelephone offers the cheapest internet in the 55301 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Albertville, $54.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55301 ZIP code, covering 45% of the city. VelocityTelephone also offers fiber internet in 55301 and is available to 5.430% of households.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.