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Internet providers in Stillwater, MN

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Stillwater, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic5.328%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL71%
Consolidated Communications $27.00 10 - 1.5 MbpsDSL3.724%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Stillwater internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Stillwater 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 Stillwater area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Stillwater residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.330% of those living in Stillwater.

There are five internet providers serving the Stillwater area, and 99.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Stillwater's five internet providers, prices start at $27 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Stillwater

The largest internet providers in Stillwater are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Stillwater.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Stillwater residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 71% of the area. Stillwater’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Stillwater residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Stillwater covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Stillwater 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 Stillwater, $42.40.

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 Stillwater, $1.93.

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 Stillwater. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Stillwater's providers, 288 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Stillwater covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Stillwater 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 Stillwater, $42.40.

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 Stillwater, $1.93.

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 Stillwater. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Stillwater's providers, 288 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 Stillwater covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Stillwater 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Stillwater, $42.40.

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 Stillwater, $1.93.

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 Stillwater. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Stillwater's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Stillwater with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.328% of households in Stillwater. The next fastest internet provider in Stillwater is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Stillwater with plans starting at $27/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Stillwater, $42.40.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Stillwater, covering 5.328% of the city.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

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.