Internet providers in 56164

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56164 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 7 MbpsDSL92%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable91%
Vast Broadband $39.99 4 - 200 MbpsCable90%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
MVTV Wireless $39.95 3 - 25 MbpsWireless100%
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56164 internet service at a glance

At 95%, broadband coverage in the 56164 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 56164 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 93% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Pipestone, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 56164 area, and 89.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 56164, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 56164

The largest internet providers serving the 56164 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and Vast Broadband bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 56164 ZIP code, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 91% of the area. Pipestone’s third most-available internet provider, Vast Broadband, offers cable to around 90% of residents in the 56164 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

7 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.896 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56164 ZIP code, covering 92% 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 Pipestone, $43.55.

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 Pipestone, $2.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 7 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.896 Mbps in 56164 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pipestone's providers, 214 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56164 ZIP code, covering 91% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 56164 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Pipestone, $43.55.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pipestone, $2.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 56164 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pipestone's providers, 214 Mbps.

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Vast Broadband cable internet

Provider

Vast Broadband

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

200 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Vast Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56164 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Vast Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 56164 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Vast Broadband start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Pipestone, $43.55.

Vast Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $10.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pipestone, $2.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Vast Broadband offers download speeds up to 200 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 56164 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Pipestone's providers, 214 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 56164 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 56164 and the greater Pipestone area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Pipestone at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Pipestone at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 56164 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 Pipestone 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 Pipestone DSL and cable internet providers.

Internet providers in 56164 frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in the 56164 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 91% of households in 56164. The next fastest internet provider in the 56164 ZIP code is Vast Broadband, offering download speeds up to 200 Mbps to 90% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 56164 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pipestone, $43.55.

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Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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