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Internet providers in 55406

Find internet providers serving the 55406 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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55406 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL52%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic41%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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55406 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55406 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 55406 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 48% of those living in the 55406 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 55406 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 55406, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Minneapolis

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Consolidated Communications 22 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless
Xfinity 130 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 82 Mbps 72 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 55406

The largest internet providers serving the 55406 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 55406 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 52% of the area. Minneapolis’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 41% of residents in the 55406 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 55406 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55406 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, $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 Minneapolis, $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 55406 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Minneapolis'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

52%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 55406 ZIP code, covering 52% 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Minneapolis, $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 Minneapolis, $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 55406 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Minneapolis'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

41%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 55406 ZIP code, covering 41% 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 55406 ZIP code 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 Minneapolis, $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 Minneapolis, $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 55406 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 41% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Minneapolis's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55406 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55406 and the greater Minneapolis area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Minneapolis at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Minneapolis at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55406 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55406 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 55406 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 55406. The next fastest internet provider in the 55406 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 52% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 55406 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Minneapolis, $53.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55406 ZIP code, covering 41% of the city.

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.