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Internet providers in 56071

Find internet providers serving the 56071 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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56071 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 12 MbpsDSL2.848%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable65%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable5.607%
Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company $49.95 4 - 25 MbpsDSL98%
Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company $49.95 4 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic81%
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56071 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 56071 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 56071 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 70% of those living in the 56071 ZIP code.

There are 10 internet providers serving the 56071 area, and 78.95% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 10 internet providers in 56071, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 56071

The largest internet providers serving the 56071 ZIP code are Xfinity and Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to most in the 56071 ZIP code, covering 65% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company, which covers 98% of the area. New Prague’s third most-available internet provider, Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company, offers fiber-optic to around 81% of residents in the 56071 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

65%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to most households in the 56071 ZIP code, covering 65% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 56071 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 New Prague, $40.32.

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 New Prague, $1.49.

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 56071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all New Prague's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company DSL internet

Provider

Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

6 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56071 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company 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 Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company start at $49.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in New Prague, $40.32.

Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $12.49 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Prague, $1.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 6 Mbps in 56071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all New Prague's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company fiber-optic internet

Provider

Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

81%

Fiber-optic from Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56071 ZIP code, covering 81% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 56071 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company start at $49.95/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in New Prague, $40.32.

Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $12.49 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in New Prague, $1.49.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 56071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all New Prague's providers, 301 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 56071 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 56071 and the greater New Prague area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in New Prague at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in New Prague at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 56071 ZIP, 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 New Prague 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 New Prague DSL, fiber-optic, and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 56071 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 56071 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.607% of households in 56071. The next fastest internet provider in the 56071 ZIP code is Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 81% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 56071 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in New Prague, $40.32.

Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 56071 ZIP code, covering 81% of the city. Lonsdale Telephone Company also offers fiber internet in 56071 and is available to 4.717% of households.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.