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Internet providers in Arden Hills, MN

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Arden Hills, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic45%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL67%
Consolidated Communications $27.00 10 - 0.256 MbpsDSL9.302%
VelocityTelephone $39.99 15 - 2 MbpsWired2.358%
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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 seven 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 seven internet providers, prices start at $27 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Arden Hills, $39.42.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arden Hills, $1.88.

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, 240 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Arden Hills, $39.42.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arden Hills, $1.88.

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 slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Arden Hills's providers, 240 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, $39.42.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Arden Hills, $1.88.

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, 240 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 significantly 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.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Arden Hills may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Arden Hills cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

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.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in Arden Hills with plans starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Arden Hills, $39.42.

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

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.