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Internet providers in South St. Paul, MN

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South St. Paul, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 250 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $49.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic79%
CenturyLink $49.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL65%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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South St. Paul internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in South St. Paul 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 South St. Paul area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of South St. Paul residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 85% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 79% of those living in South St. Paul.

There are five internet providers serving the South St. Paul area, and 99.73% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among South St. Paul's five internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in South St. Paul

The largest internet providers in South St. Paul are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to South St. Paul.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all South St. Paul residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 79% of the area. South St. Paul’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 65% of South St. Paul residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in South St. Paul covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in South St. Paul, $38.59.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South St. Paul, $1.48.

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 South St. Paul. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South St. Paul's providers, 360 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

79%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in South St. Paul covering 79% 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 South St. Paul than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $49/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in South St. Paul, $38.59.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.45 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South St. Paul, $1.48.

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 South St. Paul. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all South St. Paul's providers, 360 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

65%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in South St. Paul covering 65% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in South St. Paul 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 $49/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in South St. Paul, $38.59.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.45 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in South St. Paul, $1.48.

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 South St. Paul. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all South St. Paul's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of South St. Paul, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside South St. Paul, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in South St. Paul and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in South St. Paul at $49.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in South St. Paul at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many South St. Paul residents, 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 South St. Paul may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $49.99 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 South St. Paul cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in South St. Paul with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 79% of households in South St. Paul. The next fastest internet provider in South St. Paul is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in South St. Paul with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in South St. Paul, $38.59.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in South St. Paul, covering 79% of the city.

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.

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.

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.