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Internet providers in 56071

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56071 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL2.850%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable65%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable5.610%
Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company - -DSL98%
Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company - -Fiber-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 fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 66% 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 $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in New Prague

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 247 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 56071

The largest internet providers serving the 56071 ZIP code are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. New Prague’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 56071 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

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, $52.14.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 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 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 56071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all New Prague's providers, 262 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 56071 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 56071 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in New Prague, $52.14.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, 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, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 56071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all New Prague's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 56071 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 56071 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 Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in New Prague, $52.14.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 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, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 56071 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all New Prague's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 56071 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 56071 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 65% of households in 56071. The next fastest internet provider in the 56071 ZIP code is Mediacom, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 5.610% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 56071 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in New Prague, $52.14.

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 4.720% of households.

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.

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%.

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.