Internet providers in 55116

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55116 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic69%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL66%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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55116 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55116 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 55116 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 69% of those living in the 55116 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 55116 area, and 28.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 55116, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 55116

The largest internet providers serving the 55116 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 55116 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 69% of the area. Saint Paul’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 66% of residents in the 55116 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 55116 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55116 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, $41.79.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Paul, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 55116 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower 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*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

69%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 55116 ZIP code, covering 69% 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 55116 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $41.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Paul, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 55116 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 69% 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*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

66%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 55116 ZIP code, covering 66% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $41.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Paul, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 55116 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much slower 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 55116 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55116 and the greater Saint Paul area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saint Paul at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Saint Paul at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55116 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Saint Paul may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Saint Paul cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 55116 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 55116 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 69% of households in 55116. The next fastest internet provider in the 55116 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in the 55116 ZIP with service starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $41.79.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55116 ZIP code, covering 69% of the city.

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.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.