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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 250 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic27%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL100%
Access Media 3 - -Cable19%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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55401 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55401 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 55401 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. 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 27% of those living in the 55401 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 55401 area, and 99.13% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 55401, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 55401

The largest internet providers serving the 55401 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 55401 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 100% of the area. Minneapolis’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 27% of residents in the 55401 ZIP code.

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 the 55401 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55401 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 Minneapolis, $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 Minneapolis, $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 55401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Minneapolis's providers, 350 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in the 55401 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 Minneapolis, $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 Minneapolis, $2.43.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 55401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Minneapolis's providers, 350 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

27%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 55401 ZIP code, covering 27% 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 55401 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Minneapolis, $46.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Minneapolis, $2.43.

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 55401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 27% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Minneapolis's providers, 350 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55401 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55401 and the greater Minneapolis area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Minneapolis at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Minneapolis at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55401 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55401 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 55401 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 27% of households in 55401. The next fastest internet provider in the 55401 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 55401 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Minneapolis, $46.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55401 ZIP code, covering 27% of the city.

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.

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.