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Internet providers in 55906

Find internet providers serving the 55906 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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55906 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable96%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL79%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic6.830%
Jaguar Communications - -Fiber-optic8.890%
Blue Earth Valley Telephone Company - -DSL1.640%
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55906 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55906 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 55906 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 40% of those living in the 55906 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 55906 area, and 97.52% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 55906, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Rochester

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 92 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 38 Mbps 15 Mbps DSL
Jaguar Communications 109 Mbps 71 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 55906

The largest internet providers serving the 55906 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 55906 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 79% of the area. Rochester’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 55906 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 55906 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55906 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rochester, $60.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rochester, $0.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 55906 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rochester's providers, 299 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

79%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 55906 ZIP code, covering 79% 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 $50/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Rochester, $60.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rochester, $0.84.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 55906 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rochester's providers, 299 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 55906 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 55906 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rochester, $60.99.

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 Rochester, $0.84.

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 55906 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Rochester's providers, 299 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 55906 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 55906 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 55906. The next fastest internet provider in the 55906 ZIP code is LTD Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 55906 ZIP with service starting at $49.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rochester, $60.99.

Jaguar Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55906 ZIP code, covering 8.890% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in 55906 and is available to 6.830% of households.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

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.