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Internet providers in 55803

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55803 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL2.630%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable57%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL44%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.800%
Consolidated Communications $35.00 50 - 2,000 MbpsDSL4.270%
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55803 internet service at a glance

At 79%, broadband coverage in the 55803 ZIP code is slightly lower than the rest of Minnesota - 97%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 55803 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 59% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 46% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in the 55803 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 55803 area, and 59.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 55803, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Duluth

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Mediacom 60 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Consolidated Telecommunications Company 185 Mbps 77 Mbps Wireless
Consolidated Communications 273 Mbps 224 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 89 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 26 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 55803

The largest internet providers serving the 55803 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 55803 ZIP code, covering 57% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 44% of the area. Duluth’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 55803 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

57%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 55803 ZIP code, covering 57% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55803 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Duluth, $49.37.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Duluth, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 55803 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Duluth's providers, 189 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

44%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 55803 ZIP code, covering 44% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines 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 Duluth, $49.37.

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 Duluth, $0.66.

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 55803 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Duluth's providers, 189 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 55803 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 55803 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Duluth, $49.37.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Duluth, $0.66.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 55803 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Duluth's providers, 189 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 55803 frequently asked questions

Consolidated Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 55803 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.270% of households in 55803. The next fastest internet provider in the 55803 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 57% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 55803 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Duluth, $49.37.

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.

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.

Learn the penalty, if any, of canceling service with your current provider. Find other internet providers in your area and compare plans and pricing. Choose the internet provider and plan that best meets your needs. Order your new services and get your installation/activation date. Call your current internet provider and cancel service by the activation date of your new service.

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.