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Internet providers in Ham Lake, MN

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Ham Lake, MN internet providers

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 250 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic4.518%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL97%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Ham Lake internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Ham Lake 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 Ham Lake area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Ham Lake residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.520% of those living in Ham Lake.

There are five internet providers serving the Ham Lake area, and 98.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ham Lake's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Ham Lake

The largest internet providers in Ham Lake are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Ham Lake.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Ham Lake residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 97% of the area. Ham Lake’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Ham Lake residents.

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 Ham Lake covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ham Lake 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 Ham Lake, $46.24.

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 Ham Lake, $2.43.

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 Ham Lake. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ham Lake's providers, 360 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

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Ham Lake covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Ham Lake 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 Ham Lake, $46.24.

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 Ham Lake, $2.43.

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 Ham Lake. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ham Lake's providers, 360 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Ham Lake covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ham Lake 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ham Lake, $46.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ham Lake, $2.43.

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 Ham Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ham Lake's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Ham Lake with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 4.518% of households in Ham Lake. The next fastest internet provider in Ham Lake is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Ham Lake with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ham Lake, $46.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ham Lake, covering 4.518% of the city.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.