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Internet providers in Hopkins, MN

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Hopkins, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL88%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic33%
VelocityTelephone $39.99 15 - 940 MbpsDSL1.684%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hopkins internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Hopkins 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 Hopkins area will have access to cable, which covers 93% of Hopkins residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 6.100% of the area. No DSL providers are currently available in Hopkins, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Hopkins area, and 98.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hopkins's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hopkins

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 173 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 115 Mbps 123 Mbps DSL
Consolidated Telecommunications Company 43 Mbps 51 Mbps Wireless
Consolidated Communications 151 Mbps 47 Mbps Wireless
Viasat 14 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Hopkins

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Hopkins residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 88% of the area. Hopkins’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 33% of Hopkins residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Hopkins covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Hopkins 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 Hopkins, $50.99.

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 Hopkins, $2.12.

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 Hopkins. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hopkins's providers, 288 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

88%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Hopkins covering 88% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Hopkins 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 Hopkins, $50.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hopkins, $2.12.

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 Hopkins. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hopkins's providers, 288 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

33%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in Hopkins covering 33% 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 Hopkins 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 Hopkins, $50.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hopkins, $2.12.

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 Hopkins. These download speeds are available to 33% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hopkins's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Hopkins and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hopkins at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Hopkins at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Hopkins 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 Hopkins with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Hopkins. The next fastest internet provider in Hopkins is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 88% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Hopkins with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hopkins, $50.99.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hopkins, covering 33% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.

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.