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Internet providers in Lake Elmo, MN

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Lake Elmo, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic15%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL99%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Lake Elmo internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 DSL, which covers 99% of Lake Elmo 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 15% of those living in Lake Elmo.

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 1,000 Mbps.

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

250 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, $41.79.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Elmo, $1.61.

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

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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lake Elmo, $41.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Elmo, $1.61.

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 Lake Elmo. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower 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*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 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 $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Lake Elmo, $41.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lake Elmo, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 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 $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Lake Elmo at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 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.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Lake Elmo may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Lake Elmo cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Lake Elmo with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 15% of households in Lake Elmo. The next fastest internet provider in Lake Elmo is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in Lake Elmo with plans starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Elmo, $41.79.

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

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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%.