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Internet providers in Eagan, MN

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Eagan, MN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL1.412%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL96%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic13%
VelocityTelephone $39.99 15 - 940 MbpsDSL2.113%
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Eagan internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Eagan 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 Eagan area will have access to cable, which covers 93% of Eagan residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 6.700% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.390% of those living in Eagan.

There are seven internet providers serving the Eagan area, and 98.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Eagan'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 Eagan

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Eagan residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 96% of the area. Eagan’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 13% of Eagan 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 Eagan covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Eagan 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 Eagan, $51.66.

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 Eagan, $1.91.

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 Eagan. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Eagan's providers, 312 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

96%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Eagan covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Eagan 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 Eagan, $51.66.

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 Eagan, $1.91.

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 Eagan. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Eagan's providers, 312 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

13%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Eagan covering 13% 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 Eagan 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 Eagan, $51.66.

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 Eagan, $1.91.

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 Eagan. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Eagan's providers, 312 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Eagan and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Eagan at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Eagan at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Eagan 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 Eagan with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Eagan. The next fastest internet provider in Eagan is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Eagan with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Eagan, $51.66.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Eagan, covering 13% of the city. VelocityTelephone also offers fiber internet in Eagan and is available to 1.919% of households.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.