By Julio Ojeda-Zapata, Pioneer Press
“St. Paul is an Internet-access backwater compared with some other Minnesota cities, where fiber-optic connections to residences and businesses are capable of delivering blazingly fast data downloads.
No broadband provider in the saintly city currently offers general availability of such cutting-edge fiber-based Internet service. But by 2020, at least two providers say they will.
U.S. Internet, which provides Minneapolis with WiFi and fiber-to-the-home service, said it has expansion plans that are set to start next summer and are almost certain to eventually include St. Paul.”