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Internet providers in 55042

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 250 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic9.259%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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55042 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55042 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 55042 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.260% of those living in the 55042 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 55042 area, and 99.07% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 55042, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 55042

The largest internet providers serving the 55042 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 55042 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 100% of the area. Lake Elmo’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 55042 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 55042 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55042 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, $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 Lake Elmo, $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 55042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% 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

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in the 55042 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lake Elmo, $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 Lake Elmo, $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 55042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lake Elmo'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 the 55042 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 55042 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Lake Elmo, $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 Lake Elmo, $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 55042 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lake Elmo's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 55042 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 55042 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 9.259% of households in 55042. The next fastest internet provider in the 55042 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 55042 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lake Elmo, $46.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55042 ZIP code, covering 9.259% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.