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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 250 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic45%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL67%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 0.256 MbpsDSL9.302%
GTT Communications - -DSL3.079%
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Arden Hills internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Arden Hills 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 Arden Hills area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Arden Hills residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 45% of those living in Arden Hills.

There are eight internet providers serving the Arden Hills area, and 99.51% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Arden Hills's eight internet providers, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Arden Hills

The largest internet providers in Arden Hills are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Arden Hills.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Arden Hills residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 67% of the area. Arden Hills’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 45% of Arden Hills residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Arden Hills covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Arden Hills, $42.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arden Hills, $2.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Arden Hills. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Arden Hills's providers, 288 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

67%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Arden Hills covering 67% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Arden Hills 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 Arden Hills, $42.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arden Hills, $2.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Arden Hills. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Arden Hills's providers, 288 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

45%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Arden Hills 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 Arden Hills than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Arden Hills, $42.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arden Hills, $2.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Arden Hills. These download speeds are available to 45% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Arden Hills's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Arden Hills, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Arden Hills, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Arden Hills and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Arden Hills at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Arden Hills at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Arden Hills residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Arden Hills with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 45% of households in Arden Hills. The next fastest internet provider in Arden Hills is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Arden Hills with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Arden Hills, $42.00.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Arden Hills, covering 45% of the city.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.