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Internet providers in Lake Elmo, MN

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Lake Elmo, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic15%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lake Elmo internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Lake Elmo 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 Lake Elmo area will have access to cable, which covers 89% of Lake Elmo residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 10% of the area. No DSL providers are currently available in Lake Elmo, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Lake Elmo area, and 97.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lake Elmo's five 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 Lake Elmo

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 32 Mbps 15 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 139 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Lake Elmo

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Lake Elmo residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 99% of the area. Lake Elmo’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 15% of Lake Elmo 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 Lake Elmo covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lake Elmo 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 Lake Elmo, $53.74.

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 Lake Elmo, $1.99.

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

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Lake Elmo covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Lake Elmo 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 Lake Elmo, $53.74.

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 Lake Elmo, $1.99.

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

15%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Lake Elmo covering 15% 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 Lake Elmo 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 Lake Elmo, $53.74.

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 Lake Elmo, $1.99.

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 Lake Elmo. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lake Elmo's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Lake Elmo with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Elmo, $53.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lake Elmo, covering 15% of the city.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.