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Internet providers in 56308

Find internet providers serving the 56308 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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56308 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable63%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.158%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL77%
Gardonville Telephone - 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic28%
Gardonville Telephone - 20 - 52 MbpsDSL10%
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56308 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 56308 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 56308 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 63% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 30% of those living in the 56308 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 56308 area, and 71.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 56308, prices start at $15.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 56308

The largest internet providers serving the 56308 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 56308 ZIP code, covering 63% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 77% of the area. Alexandria’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 56308 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

63%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in the 56308 ZIP code, covering 63% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 56308 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.19.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 56308 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 66 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 56308 ZIP code, covering 77% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.19.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 56308 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 66 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 56308 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 56308 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.19.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alexandria, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 56308 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Alexandria's providers, 66 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 56308 frequently asked questions

Gardonville Telephone is the fastest internet provider in the 56308 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 28% of households in 56308. The next fastest internet provider in the 56308 ZIP code is Runestone Telecom Association, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.918% of the area.

Info Link Wireless offers the cheapest internet in the 56308 ZIP with service starting at $15.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alexandria, $43.19.

Gardonville Telephone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 56308 ZIP code, covering 28% of the city. Runestone Telecom Association also offers fiber internet in 56308 and is available to 1.918% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.