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Internet providers in 56101

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 6 MbpsDSL1.437%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 20 MbpsDSL93%
City of Windom - -Fiber-optic85%
Southwest Minnesota Broadband Services - -Fiber-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, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Windom’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, 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, $45.49.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Windom, $4.14.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Windom's providers, 56 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, $45.49.

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, $4.14.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Windom's providers, 56 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in the 56101 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Windom, $45.49.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Windom, $4.14.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat 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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Windom's providers, 56 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 56101 frequently asked questions

Southwest Minnesota 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, $45.49.

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

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.