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Internet providers in Oakdale, MN

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Oakdale, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.176%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL99%
Consolidated Communications $27.00 10 - 1.5 MbpsDSL4.518%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Oakdale internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Oakdale 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 Oakdale area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Oakdale residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Oakdale, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Oakdale area, and 98.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oakdale's six internet providers, prices start at $27 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Oakdale

The largest internet providers in Oakdale are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Oakdale.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Oakdale residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 99% of the area. Oakdale’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Oakdale residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Oakdale covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Oakdale residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Oakdale, $39.32.

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 Oakdale, $1.79.

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 Oakdale. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Oakdale's providers, 288 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

99%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in Oakdale covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Oakdale 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Oakdale, $39.32.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oakdale, $1.79.

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 Oakdale. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oakdale's providers, 288 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 Oakdale covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Oakdale 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 Oakdale, $39.32.

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 Oakdale, $1.79.

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 Oakdale. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oakdale's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Oakdale with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 0.176% of households in Oakdale. The next fastest internet provider in Oakdale is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in Oakdale with plans starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oakdale, $39.32.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Oakdale, covering 0.176% 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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.