The medium size city of Bloomington is the fifth largest community in Minnesota. Both blue- and white-collar employees call Bloomington home. The work primarily in administrative support and sales positions. Residents tend to be well-educated and wealthy. They rely on their internet services to connect with the community and pursue career goals. Compared with 90% of Minnesota, 100% of Bloomington has access to high-speed internet.
Connection options in Bloomington are limited. Both DSL from CenturyLink and cable internet from Xfinity reach 98% of Bloomington homes. Fiber optics are not yet available, but residents do have a third option for high-speed internet service. Hughesnet brings satellite internet to 99% of Bloomington residents.
On top of the services offered to residential users, businesses can get copper wire or DSL from Megapath. They're also beginning to have access to fiber optics from Level 3 Communications and TW Telecom.