Internet providers in 55371

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55371 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL74%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 100 MbpsDSL49%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 25 MbpsFiber-optic3.450%
Midcontinent Communications $49.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable37%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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55371 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 55371 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 55371 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 37% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 3.450% of those living in the 55371 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 55371 area, and 53.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 55371, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 55371

The largest internet providers serving the 55371 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Windstream, and Midcontinent Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 55371 ZIP code, covering 74% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 49% of the area. Princeton’s third most-available internet provider, Midcontinent Communications, offers cable to around 37% of residents in the 55371 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

74%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 55371 ZIP code, covering 74% 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 Princeton, $44.99.

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 Princeton, $2.37.

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 55371 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 255 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

49%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to about half of households in the 55371 ZIP code, covering 49% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $44.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $2.37.

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 55371 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 49% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 255 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

37%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 55371 ZIP code, covering 37% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55371 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $44.99.

Midcontinent Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Princeton, $2.37.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 55371 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 37% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Princeton's providers, 255 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55371 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55371 and the greater Princeton area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Princeton at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Princeton at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55371 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55371 frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 55371 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 37% of households in 55371. The next fastest internet provider in the 55371 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 74% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 55371 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Princeton, $44.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55371 ZIP code, covering 3.450% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.