Internet Service Providers in Clifton, Arizona

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Residential Internet Statistics for Clifton, AZ
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 32.41 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 30.55%

Internet Access in Clifton, Arizona

Consumers have access to 8 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Clifton. 2 of these are mobile LTE providers and 6 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

The average Clifton household has 2 Internet providers that are able to service at that address. Competition is desireable. It tends to improve prices at a given address. This choice isn't universal, though. In fact, a surprising 30.95 of residents still have only one option for wired broadband Internet services.

Remember that since FCC coverage data is only tallied up twice a year and only published six or more months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the lag.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are currently Clifton's most common wired Internet providers.

In summary, the widest available broadband services within Clifton are Satellite, followed by DSL. The mapping tools and speed test data below illustrate how the actual speed results vary when comparing zip codes and Internet providers in the area.

  • There are 7 internet providers in Clifton with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Clifton is the 103rd most connected city in Arizona ahead of Duncan, Pima, and Morenci, but behind Safford and Thatcher.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Clifton, Arizona

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Valley Telecom 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Clifton, Arizona

  • Valley Telecom - 96.7% Availability in Clifton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Sparklight - 69.5% Availability in Clifton - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Clifton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Clifton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Clifton

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Clifton is the 103rd most connected city in Arizona ahead of Duncan, Pima, and Morenci, but behind Safford and Thatcher.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 100 people in Greenlee County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 25% of people living in Clifton have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 69% of Clifton residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Greenlee County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps on Clifton Internet Plans

Internet providers have moved to add data "plans" to their residential Internet packages recently. The trend is certainly true for Clifton, with local ISPs such as Sparklight adding plans with data caps. This won't really matter for the majority of customers, but it might affect those that share their WiFi with family or friends or "power users" who download a lot of 4K video. Caps for cable bundles tend to be in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte. This is more than 99 percent of customers use. Sparklight (formerly Cable One) customers should verify data use policies before signing a contract.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Clifton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Valley Telecom DSL and Fiber 96.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 99.4%+ 15 Mbps
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) Cable 69.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
Valley Telecom DSL and Fiber 81.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Clifton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Clifton 32.4 Mbps 6 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +316.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +74.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +67.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +79.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +82.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )