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Internet providers in White Bear Lake, MN

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White Bear Lake, MN internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL91%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic15%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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White Bear Lake internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in White Bear Lake 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 White Bear Lake area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of White Bear Lake residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 29% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 7.330% of those living in White Bear Lake.

There are five internet providers serving the White Bear Lake area, and 99.80% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among White Bear Lake's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in White Bear Lake

The largest internet providers in White Bear Lake are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to White Bear Lake.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all White Bear Lake residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 91% of the area. White Bear Lake’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 15% of White Bear Lake residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in White Bear Lake covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but White Bear Lake 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 White Bear Lake, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in White Bear Lake, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in White Bear Lake. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all White Bear Lake's providers, 360 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in White Bear Lake covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in White Bear Lake 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in White Bear Lake, $53.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in White Bear Lake, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in White Bear Lake. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all White Bear Lake's providers, 360 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in White Bear Lake covering 15% 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 White Bear Lake than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in White Bear Lake, $53.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in White Bear Lake, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in White Bear Lake. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all White Bear Lake's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in White Bear Lake and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in White Bear Lake at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in White Bear Lake at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many White Bear Lake residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in White Bear Lake with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in White Bear Lake. The next fastest internet provider in White Bear Lake is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in White Bear Lake with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in White Bear Lake, $53.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in White Bear Lake, covering 15% of the city.

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.

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.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.