Internet providers in 56101

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56101 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 6 MbpsDSL1.437%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 20 MbpsDSL93%
City of Windom/Windomnet $52.00 12 - 60 MbpsFiber-optic85%
Southwest MN Broadband Services $39.95 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic9.045%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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56101 internet service at a glance

At 96%, broadband coverage in the 56101 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 56101 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No cable providers are currently available in Windom, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are 12 internet providers serving the 56101 area, and 91.72% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among 12 internet providers in 56101, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 56101

The largest internet providers serving the 56101 ZIP code are CenturyLink, City of Windom/Windomnet, and HughesNet bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 56101 ZIP code, covering 93% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from City of Windom/Windomnet, which covers 85% of the area. Windom’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 56101 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56101 ZIP code, covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Windom, $46.49.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Windom, $4.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 56101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Windom's providers, 144 Mbps.

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City of Windom/Windomnet fiber-optic internet

Provider

City of Windom/Windomnet

Starting price*
$52/mo.
Max download speed

60 Mbps

Max upload speed

60 Mbps

Average availability

85%

Fiber-optic from City of Windom/Windomnet offers broadband to nearly all households in the 56101 ZIP code, covering 85% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from City of Windom/Windomnet is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 56101 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for City of Windom/Windomnet start at $52/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Windom, $46.49.

City of Windom/Windomnet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.33 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Windom, $4.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, City of Windom/Windomnet offers download speeds up to 60 Mbps and upload speeds up to 60 Mbps in 56101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Windom's providers, 144 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 56101 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 56101 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 Windom, $46.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Windom, $4.23.

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 56101 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Windom's providers, 144 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 56101 frequently asked questions

Southwest MN Broadband Services is the fastest internet provider in the 56101 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 9.045% of households in 56101. The next fastest internet provider in the 56101 ZIP code is LTD Broadband, offering download speeds up to 244 Mbps to 83% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in the 56101 ZIP with service starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Windom, $46.49.

City of Windom/Windomnet is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 56101 ZIP code, covering 85% of the city. Southwest MN Broadband Services also offers fiber internet in 56101 and is available to 9.045% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.