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St. Charles, MN internet providers

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 20 MbpsDSL98%
Mediacom $29.99 60 - 1,000 MbpsCable99%
Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. - -Cable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
LTD Broadband $50 6 - 244 MbpsWireless100%
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St. Charles internet service at a glance

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

There are seven internet providers serving the St. Charles area, and 99.39% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among St. Charles's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in St. Charles

The largest internet providers in St. Charles are CenturyLink, Mediacom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to St. Charles.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all St. Charles residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Mediacom, which covers 99% of the area. St. Charles’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of St. Charles residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in St. Charles covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in St. Charles 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 St. Charles, $47.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Charles, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in St. Charles. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all St. Charles's providers, 263 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

99%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to all households in St. Charles covering 99% of the area.

Mediacom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but St. Charles 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 St. Charles, $47.00.

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 St. Charles, $2.04.

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 St. Charles. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Charles's providers, 263 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 St. Charles covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of St. Charles 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 St. Charles, $47.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Charles, $2.04.

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 St. Charles. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all St. Charles's providers, 263 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Mediacom is the fastest internet provider in St. Charles with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in St. Charles. The next fastest internet provider in St. Charles is Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc., offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in St. Charles with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in St. Charles, $47.00.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.