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Internet providers in 56379

Find internet providers serving the 56379 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable88%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL68%
Benton Cooperative Telephone Company - -Cable5.798%
Benton Cooperative Telephone Company - -DSL3.745%
Benton Cooperative Telephone Company - -Fiber-optic1.165%
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56379 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 56379 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 56379 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.170% of those living in the 56379 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 56379 area, and 90.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 56379, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 56379

The largest internet providers serving the 56379 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 56379 ZIP code, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 68% of the area. Sauk Rapids’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 56379 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

88%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56379 ZIP code, covering 88% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 56379 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Sauk Rapids, $50.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sauk Rapids, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 56379 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sauk Rapids's providers, 63 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

68%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 56379 ZIP code, covering 68% 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Sauk Rapids, $50.00.

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 Sauk Rapids, $1.85.

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 56379 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sauk Rapids's providers, 63 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 the 56379 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 56379 ZIP 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Sauk Rapids, $50.00.

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 Sauk Rapids, $1.85.

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 56379 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sauk Rapids's providers, 63 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 56379 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 56379 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 88% of households in 56379. The next fastest internet provider in the 56379 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 68% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 56379 ZIP with service starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Sauk Rapids, $50.00.

Benton Cooperative Telephone Company is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 56379 ZIP code, covering 1.165% of the city.

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.

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.

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.