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Internet providers in 55073

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55073 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL96%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL11%
Midcontinent Communications $49.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable57%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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55073 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55073 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 55073 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 57% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Scandia, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 55073 area, and 57.31% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 55073, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 55073

The largest internet providers serving the 55073 ZIP code are Frontier, CenturyLink, and Midcontinent Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 55073 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Some will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 11% of the area. Scandia’s third most-available internet provider, Midcontinent Communications, offers cable to around 57% of residents in the 55073 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 55073 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Scandia, $46.59.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scandia, $3.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 55073 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Scandia's providers, 235 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

11%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 55073 ZIP code, covering 11% 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 Scandia, $46.59.

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 Scandia, $3.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 55073 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Scandia's providers, 235 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

57%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to about half of households in the 55073 ZIP code, covering 57% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55073 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scandia, $46.59.

Midcontinent Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scandia, $3.11.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 55073 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Scandia's providers, 235 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55073 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55073 and the greater Scandia area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Scandia at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Scandia at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55073 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55073 frequently asked questions

Midcontinent Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 55073 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 57% of households in 55073. The next fastest internet provider in the 55073 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 11% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 55073 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Scandia, $46.59.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.