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Internet providers in 55373

Find internet providers serving the 55373 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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55373 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL8.110%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable74%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL81%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL44%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable13%
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55373 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 55373 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 55373 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 47% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Rockford, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are eight internet providers serving the 55373 area, and 88.99% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 55373, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Rockford

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 14 Mbps 17 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 134 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 55373

The largest internet providers serving the 55373 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Windstream bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 55373 ZIP code, covering 74% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 81% of the area. Rockford’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 44% of residents in the 55373 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

74%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in the 55373 ZIP code, covering 74% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55373 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rockford, $51.66.

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 Rockford, $0.48.

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 55373 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rockford's providers, 210 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

81%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 55373 ZIP code, covering 81% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Rockford, $51.66.

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 Rockford, $0.48.

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 55373 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rockford's providers, 210 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

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

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

44%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to about half of households in the 55373 ZIP code, covering 44% 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 Rockford, $51.66.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Rockford, $0.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 55373 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 44% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Rockford's providers, 210 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55373 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55373 and the greater Rockford area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rockford at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Rockford at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55373 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55373 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 55373 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 44% of households in 55373. The next fastest internet provider in the 55373 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 74% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in the 55373 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Rockford, $51.66.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.