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Internet providers in 56649

Find internet providers serving the 56649 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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56649 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL97%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable83%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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56649 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 56649 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 56649 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.240% of those living in the 56649 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 56649 area, and 79.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 56649, prices start at $50 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in International Falls

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 19 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Frontier 12 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Midcontinent Communications 77 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 56649

The largest internet providers serving the 56649 ZIP code are Frontier, Midcontinent Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 56649 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Midcontinent Communications, which covers 83% of the area. International Falls’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 56649 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56649 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in International Falls, $59.99.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56649 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 56649 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in International Falls, $59.99.

Midcontinent Communications 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 International Falls, $3.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 56649 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all International Falls's providers, 83 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 56649 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 56649 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in International Falls, $59.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in International Falls, $3.75.

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 56649 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all International Falls's providers, 83 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 56649 frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 56649 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 56649. The next fastest internet provider in the 56649 ZIP code is Viasat, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 56649 ZIP with service starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in International Falls, $59.99.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.