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Internet providers in Burnsville, MN

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL43%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 250 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.584%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 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 eight internet providers serving the Burnsville area, and 96.49% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Burnsville's eight 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, $40.49.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Burnsville, $1.69.

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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Burnsville, $40.49.

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 Burnsville, $1.69.

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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Burnsville, $40.49.

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 Burnsville, $1.69.

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 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.

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.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Burnsville with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Burnsville, $40.49.

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

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.