Internet providers in St. Francis, MN

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St. Francis, MN internet providers

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 250 MbpsCable6.413%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL97%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 16 MbpsDSL9.468%
MIDCO - 150 - 1,000 MbpsCable93%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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St. Francis internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in St. Francis 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. Francis area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of St. Francis residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in St. Francis, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the St. Francis area, and 92.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among St. Francis's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in St. Francis

The largest internet providers in St. Francis are CenturyLink, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to St. Francis.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all St. Francis residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. St. Francis’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of St. Francis residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in St. Francis covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in St. Francis 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. Francis, $40.99.

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. Francis, $2.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in St. Francis. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all St. Francis's providers, 91 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. Francis covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of St. Francis 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. Francis, $40.99.

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. Francis, $2.73.

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. Francis. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all St. Francis's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in St. Francis covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of St. Francis 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in St. Francis, $40.99.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in St. Francis, $2.73.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in St. Francis. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all St. Francis's providers, 91 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

MIDCO is the fastest internet provider in St. Francis with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in St. Francis. The next fastest internet provider in St. Francis is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 6.413% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in St. Francis with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in St. Francis, $40.99.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.