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Internet providers in Burnsville, MN

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Burnsville, MN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL43%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.584%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL61%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.126%
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Burnsville internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Burnsville 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 Burnsville area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Burnsville residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.220% of those living in Burnsville.

There are seven internet providers serving the Burnsville area, and 96.49% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Burnsville's seven internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Burnsville

The largest internet providers in Burnsville are Frontier, Xfinity, and CenturyLink bringing DSL and cable options to Burnsville.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to many Burnsville residents, covering 43% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Burnsville’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 61% of Burnsville residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

43%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in Burnsville covering 43% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Burnsville 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Burnsville, $38.13.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Burnsville, $1.36.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Burnsville. These download speeds are available to 43% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Burnsville's providers, 411 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Burnsville covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Burnsville 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 Burnsville, $38.13.

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 Burnsville, $1.36.

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 Burnsville. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Burnsville's providers, 411 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

61%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Burnsville covering 61% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Burnsville 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 Burnsville, $38.13.

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 Burnsville, $1.36.

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 Burnsville. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Burnsville's providers, 411 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Burnsville and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Burnsville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Burnsville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Burnsville 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 Burnsville 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 Burnsville cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Burnsville with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.584% of households in Burnsville. The next fastest internet provider in Burnsville is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 1.126% of the area.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in Burnsville with plans starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Burnsville, $38.13.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Burnsville, covering 3.584% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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%.

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.