Internet providers in West St. Paul, MN

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West St. Paul, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic35%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL69%
Consolidated Communications $27.00 10 - 1.5 MbpsDSL1.007%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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West St. Paul internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in West 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 West St. Paul area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of West St. Paul residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 36% of those living in West St. Paul.

There are six internet providers serving the West St. Paul area, and 99.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among West St. Paul's six internet providers, prices start at $27 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in West St. Paul

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all West St. Paul residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 69% of the area. West St. Paul’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 35% of West St. Paul residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in West St. Paul, $39.32.

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 West St. Paul, $1.79.

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 West St. Paul. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all West St. Paul'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

69%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in West St. Paul covering 69% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in West 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 $45/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in West St. Paul, $39.32.

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 West St. Paul, $1.79.

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 West St. Paul. These download speeds are available to 69% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all West St. Paul's providers, 288 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

35%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in West St. Paul covering 35% 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 West St. Paul than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in West St. Paul, $39.32.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in West St. Paul, $1.79.

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 West St. Paul. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all West St. Paul's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in West St. Paul and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in West St. Paul at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in West St. Paul at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many West 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 West St. Paul may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 West St. Paul cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in West St. Paul with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 35% of households in West St. Paul. The next fastest internet provider in West St. Paul is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Communications offers the cheapest internet in West St. Paul with plans starting at $23.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in West St. Paul, $39.32.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in West St. Paul, covering 35% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.