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Internet providers in 55101

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55101 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic23%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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55101 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55101 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 55101 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 15% of those living in the 55101 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 55101 area, and 99.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 55101, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Saint Paul

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 106 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 73 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 55101

The largest internet providers serving the 55101 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 55101 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 100% of the area. Saint Paul’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 23% of residents in the 55101 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 55101 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55101 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Paul, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 55101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saint Paul's providers, 350 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in the 55101 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 Saint Paul, $53.74.

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 Saint Paul, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 55101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saint Paul's providers, 350 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

23%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 55101 ZIP code, covering 23% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 55101 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $53.74.

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 Saint Paul, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 55101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saint Paul's providers, 350 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55101 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55101 and the greater Saint Paul area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saint Paul at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saint Paul at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55101 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55101 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 55101 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 55101. The next fastest internet provider in the 55101 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 55101 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $53.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55101 ZIP code, covering 23% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.

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.