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Internet providers in Albert Lea, MN

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1. Spectrum
75% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. Frontier
45% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
Speeds may vary

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3. CenturyLink
92% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
20Mbps

Order online, Fiber Internet up to 100 Mbps for $55/mo

4. Hughesnet
99% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(220)

New unlimited data plans: Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 3/27/24.

5. Viasat
99% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. T-Mobile Home Internet.
21% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

7. Manchester Hartland Telephone
3% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association
11% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
9. Radio Link Internet
57% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
10. Midco
73% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
11. GigFire
99% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
35Mbps
1. Spectrum
75% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Speed based on wired connection and may vary by address. Wireless speeds may vary. Services subject to all applicable service terms and conditions, subject to change. Services not available in all areas. Restrictions apply.

2. Hughesnet
99% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(220)

New unlimited data plans: Order now and receive a $100 Prepaid Card via rebate (terms apply). Offer expires 3/27/24.

3. Viasat
99% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
4. Ooma
50% available in Albert Lea
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
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5. Manchester Hartland Telephone
3% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
6. Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association
11% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
7. Radio Link Internet
57% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
300Mbps
8. Midco
73% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
200Mbps
9. GigFire
99% available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
35Mbps
1. AT&T Wireless
Available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
5G Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Verizon Wireless
Available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. Mint
Available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Visible
Available in Albert Lea
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Albert Lea

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Albert Lea area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$92.58/mo

Average speed
91.2 Mbps

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Albert Lea Residential Internet Coverage

As one of Minnesota's Star Cities, the city of Albert Lea offers history and a safe rural feel. Currently, Albert Lea is home to over 17,000 people. By comparing high speed Internet options in this area, you can find a plan that meets your family's needs.

Frontier is one of the fastest growing Internet options in Minnesota. Through Frontier, those in the Albert Lea area can access DSL service.

CenturyLink boasts a large and growing network in Albert Lea. Service reaches areas like Alden, Bancroft, and Lakeview.

Charter has a stable network in Albert Lea. Service is widely available in northern and central Albert Lea, but stops short of the city's southern neighborhoods.

A local option in Albert Lea comes from Jaguar Communications, which boasts coverage throughout the city. Other local options include the Manchester-Hartland Telephone Company and Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association. Both options are expanding their coverage in the Albert Lea area.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Albert Lea

Average download speed
91.2 Mbps

Average upload speed
25.97 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
32.61 ms

Average jitter
13.64 ms

 

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Learn more about Spectrum

Learn more about Frontier

Learn more about CenturyLink

Learn more about Hughesnet

Learn more about Viasat

Learn more about T-Mobile Home Internet.

Learn more about Manchester Hartland Telephone

Learn more about Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association

Learn more about Radio Link Internet

Learn more about Midco

Learn more about GigFire

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Summary of Albert Lea internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
Frontier DSL N/A 3.5/5 View Plans for Frontier
CenturyLink DSL 20 Mbps 3.4/5 View Plans for CenturyLink
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Viasat Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
T-Mobile Home Internet. 5G Home 245 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet.
Manchester Hartland Telephone Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A View Plans for Manchester Hartland Telephone
Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association Fiber 1000 Mbps N/A View Plans for Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association
Radio Link Internet Fixed Wireless 300 Mbps N/A View Plans for Radio Link Internet
Midco Cable 200 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Midco
GigFire Fixed Wireless 35 Mbps 4.0/5

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Albert Lea

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on internet providers in Albert Lea.

Spectrum

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Abbie M | 03-20-2023

Verified User

I called in to order the mobile service and get new phones for me and my husband for work talked to a lady I asked if I could just pick up in store because we NEED our phones was told no I couldn't had to order thru her so I paid my bill ordered the phones was told it was all good and I would receive an email with tracking get off the phone and got an email saying I needed to pay more on my account for my order to even be accepted and processed so I paid more money to them had to call back in and tell then then was told by another lady everything was good and I would receive my phones by Tuesday so we planned our work around that well come to find out that was a lie my order hasn't even been shipped yet so I called back in to see what's going on and they said it should be fulfilled today and get the phones by thursday so after being lied to countless times paying over $500 I have no phones at all and can't work because we need our phones so Spectrum has definitely left a horrible taste in my mouth and I hope they can get it together and get this fixed

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Spectrum

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Abbie M | 03-20-2023

Verified User

I called in to order the mobile service and get new phones for me and my husband for work talked to a lady I asked if I could just pick up in store because we NEED our phones was told no I couldn't had to order thru her so I paid my bill ordered the phones was told it was all good and I would receive an email with tracking get off the phone and got an email saying I needed to pay more on my account for my order to even be accepted and processed so I paid more money to them had to call back in and tell then then was told by another lady everything was good and I would receive my phones by Tuesday so we planned our work around that well come to find out that was a lie my order hasn't even been shipped yet so I called back in to see what's going on and they said it should be fulfilled today and get the phones by thursday so after being lied to countless times paying over $500 I have no phones at all and can't work because we need our phones so Spectrum has definitely left a horrible taste in my mouth and I hope they can get it together and get this fixed

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