Internet Providers in Almont, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Almont, CO
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65.66

Internet Access in Almont, Colorado

There are currently an average of 2.52 broadband providers per census block in Almont. This means that the majority of houses within city limits will have at least 2-3 options so far as Internet, and it is easier for residents to switch if they are dissatisfied with a local provider.

CenturyLink as well as Spectrum can also provide coverage in Almont, with 78 percent and 41 percent penetration respectively.

As is expected with cities with Almont'ssomewhat low density of broadband service competition, the weighted average speeds recorded within city limits fall short of the state average. (0 Mbps, in contrast to Colorado's 115.27 Mbps average over the past twelve months.)

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Almont.

Internet access stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of governmental data from the FCC and private datasets we source from telecom industry sources. Averaged statistics about speed averages is sourced primarily via M-Labs. Our in-house research team has manually validated pricing for 212 broadband plans within the Almont market as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Almont, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Almont, Colorado

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 78.2% Availability in Almont - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 52.4% Availability in Almont - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 41.8% Availability in Almont - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Almont - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Almont - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Almont

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Almont is the 250th most connected city in Colorado behind Snowmass Village, Aspen, Gunnison, Crested Butte, and Buena Vista.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Gunnison 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: 36% of people living in Almont 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 40% of Almont 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 Gunnison County, approximately 2,000 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 Around Almont

Data from our researchers shows that some of the top providers use data caps on residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial since customers view caps as a strategy to stop video streaming, while providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Almont

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 78.2%+ 100 Mbps
XtreamInternet Fixed Wireless 84.0%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 52.4%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 41.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 11.3%+ 9 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 100 Mbps
XtreamInternet Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 7.6%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 5.9%+ 1,000 Mbps