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Internet providers in 55388

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55388 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 30 MbpsDSL97%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable78%
Jaguar Communications - -Fiber-optic14%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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55388 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55388 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 55388 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in the 55388 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 55388 area, and 79.50% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 55388, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 55388

The largest internet providers serving the 55388 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 55388 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 78% of the area. Watertown’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 55388 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

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

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 55388 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 Watertown, $45.74.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown, $0.75.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 55388 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 45 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

78%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to most households in the 55388 ZIP code, covering 78% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55388 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $45.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown, $0.75.

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 55388 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 45 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 55388 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 55388 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $45.74.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Watertown, $0.75.

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 55388 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Watertown's providers, 45 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 55388 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 55388 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 78% of households in 55388. The next fastest internet provider in the 55388 ZIP code is Jaguar Communications, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 14% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 55388 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Watertown, $45.74.

Jaguar Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55388 ZIP code, covering 14% 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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.