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Internet providers in 55804

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55804 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable58%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL77%
Lake Connections - -Fiber-optic17%
Consolidated Communications $27.00 10 - 5 MbpsDSL11%
Communications $23.95 -Wired5.504%
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55804 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 55804 ZIP code 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 55804 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 90% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 58% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in the 55804 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 55804 area, and 69.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 55804, prices start at $27 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 55804

The largest internet providers serving the 55804 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Consolidated Communications bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 55804 ZIP code, covering 58% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 77% of the area. Duluth’s third most-available internet provider, Consolidated Communications, offers DSL to around 11% of residents in the 55804 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

58%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to about half of households in the 55804 ZIP code, covering 58% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55804 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Duluth, $42.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Duluth, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 55804 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Duluth's providers, 51 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

77%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 55804 ZIP code, covering 77% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Duluth, $42.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Duluth, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 55804 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Duluth's providers, 51 Mbps.

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Consolidated Communications DSL internet

Provider

Consolidated Communications

Starting price*
$27/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

11%

DSL from Consolidated Communications offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 55804 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

DSL internet from Consolidated Communications 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 Consolidated Communications start at $27/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Duluth, $42.99.

Consolidated Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.70 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Duluth, $0.81.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Consolidated Communications offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 55804 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Duluth's providers, 51 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55804 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55804 and the greater Duluth area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Duluth at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Duluth at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55804 ZIP, 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 Duluth 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 Duluth DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 55804 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 55804 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 58% of households in 55804. The next fastest internet provider in the 55804 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 77% of the area.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 55804 ZIP with service starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Duluth, $42.99.

Lake Connections is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55804 ZIP code, covering 17% 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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.