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Internet providers in 55121

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55121 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 250 MbpsCable95%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.910%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 140 MbpsDSL89%
VelocityTelephone $39.99 15 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic14%
VelocityTelephone $39.99 15 - 2 MbpsDSL2.850%
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55121 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55121 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 55121 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 22% of those living in the 55121 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 55121 area, and 94.91% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 55121, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Saint Paul

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 147 Mbps 25 Mbps Cable
POPP Communications 125 Mbps 102 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 121 Mbps 70 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in 55121

The largest internet providers serving the 55121 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and VelocityTelephone bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 55121 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 89% of the area. Saint Paul’s third most-available internet provider, VelocityTelephone, offers fiber-optic to around 14% of residents in the 55121 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 55121 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55121 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $49.99.

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, $1.85.

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 55121 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Saint Paul's providers, 308 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 55121 ZIP code, covering 89% 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, $49.99.

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, $1.85.

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 55121 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Saint Paul's providers, 308 Mbps.

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VelocityTelephone fiber-optic internet

Provider

VelocityTelephone

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

14%

Fiber-optic from VelocityTelephone offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 55121 ZIP code, covering 14% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from VelocityTelephone is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 55121 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for VelocityTelephone start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $49.99.

VelocityTelephone customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.67 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Paul, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, VelocityTelephone offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in 55121 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Saint Paul's providers, 308 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55121 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55121 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55121 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55121 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 55121 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 8.910% of households in 55121. The next fastest internet provider in the 55121 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 55121 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $49.99.

VelocityTelephone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55121 ZIP code, covering 14% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in 55121 and is available to 8.910% of households.

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.

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.

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.