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Internet providers in Bloomington, MN

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Bloomington, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL89%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic11%
Consolidated Communications $35.00 50 - 2,000 MbpsDSL2.046%
VelocityTelephone $39.99 15 - 940 MbpsDSL1.108%
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Bloomington internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Bloomington 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 Bloomington area will have access to cable, which covers 93% of Bloomington residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 5.800% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.360% of those living in Bloomington.

There are seven internet providers serving the Bloomington area, and 99.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Bloomington's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Bloomington

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Bloomington residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 89% of the area. Bloomington’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 11% of Bloomington residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Bloomington covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Bloomington 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 Bloomington, $48.33.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Bloomington, $1.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Bloomington. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bloomington's providers, 249 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

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Bloomington covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Bloomington 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 Bloomington, $48.33.

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 Bloomington, $1.67.

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 Bloomington. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bloomington's providers, 249 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

11%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Bloomington covering 11% 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 Bloomington 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 Bloomington, $48.33.

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 Bloomington, $1.67.

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 Bloomington. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Bloomington's providers, 249 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Bloomington with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Bloomington. The next fastest internet provider in Bloomington is Consolidated Communications, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 2.046% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Bloomington with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Bloomington, $48.33.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Bloomington, covering 11% of the city. Communications also offers fiber internet in Bloomington and is available to 0.335% of households.

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.

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.

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.