Internet providers in Princeton, MN

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Princeton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Princeton 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 Princeton area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Princeton residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Princeton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Princeton area, and 97.09% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Princeton's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Princeton

The largest internet providers in Princeton are CenturyLink, Windstream, and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to Princeton.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Princeton residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 61% of the area. Princeton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Princeton residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Princeton covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Princeton 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 $49/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $41.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Princeton. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 70 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

61%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to most households in Princeton covering 61% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Princeton 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 Windstream start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $41.79.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $2.20.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Princeton. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 70 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 Princeton covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Princeton 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 Princeton, $41.79.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $2.20.

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 Princeton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 70 Mbps.

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Princeton, MN internet providers

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Provider
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 MbpsDSL86%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 MbpsDSL61%
Mediacom $19.99/mo. 60 - 100 MbpsCable1.502%
Midcontinent Communications - -Cable97%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in Princeton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Princeton. The next fastest internet provider in Princeton is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Princeton with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $41.79.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

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.