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Internet providers in 55398

Find internet providers serving the 55398 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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55398 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL25%
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL92%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.870%
Midcontinent Communications $50.00 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable72%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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55398 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 55398 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 55398 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 87% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.870% of those living in the 55398 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 55398 area, and 79.31% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 55398, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Zimmerman

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 31 Mbps 7 Mbps DSL
Midcontinent Communications 115 Mbps 34 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 63 Mbps 20 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 55398

The largest internet providers serving the 55398 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Windstream, and Midcontinent Communications bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to many in the 55398 ZIP code, covering 25% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 92% of the area. Zimmerman’s third most-available internet provider, Midcontinent Communications, offers cable to around 72% of residents in the 55398 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

25%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 55398 ZIP code, covering 25% 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 $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Zimmerman, $58.75.

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 Zimmerman, $0.65.

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 55398 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 25% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Zimmerman's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

2,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 55398 ZIP code, covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Zimmerman, $58.75.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Zimmerman, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 55398 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Zimmerman's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Midcontinent Communications cable internet

Provider

Midcontinent Communications

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

72%

Cable from Midcontinent Communications offers broadband to most households in the 55398 ZIP code, covering 72% of the area.

Midcontinent Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55398 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Midcontinent Communications start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Zimmerman, $58.75.

Midcontinent Communications 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 Zimmerman, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Midcontinent Communications offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 55398 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Zimmerman's providers, 270 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55398 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55398 and the greater Zimmerman area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Zimmerman at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Zimmerman at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55398 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55398 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 55398 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in 55398. The next fastest internet provider in the 55398 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 8.870% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in the 55398 ZIP with service starting at $50/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Zimmerman, $58.75.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55398 ZIP code, covering 8.870% of the city.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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