Internet Providers in Boone, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Boone, CO
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 24.72 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 64.99%

Internet Access in Boone, Colorado

Information here is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We also use direct provider reports and other private datasets to validate the information. Plan, pricing, and other information shown here is collected by our research team. BroadbandNow has analyzed and verified 205 bundled broadband plans in Boone since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 26 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

DSL broadband from telephone providers has a wide coverage area compared to other Internet options around Boone since pretty much every house in Boone is connected to phone wires. The DSL copper line usually reaches the home via utility poles outside, and you plug in a modem to the ethernet outlet to complete the connection for Wifi service.

In less fortunate neighborhoods in Boone, coverage data shows that as many as 800 people are left with one or fewer options for wired Internet service.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Boone.

Besides the Internet options detailed above, CenturyLink is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 64 percent of Boone. Wireless options are commonly available locally, but wired providers almost always offer high value pricing for the speed. As shown in the map below, the majority of Boone residents can get service from some form of wired broadband.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Boone, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
SECOM 500 Mbps Fiber 16s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Boone, Colorado

  • CenturyLink - 64.2% Availability in Boone - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • SECOM - 6.3% Availability in Boone - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Boone - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Boone - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Boone

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Boone is the 304th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Ordway, but behind Pueblo, Fowler, Rocky Ford, and Olney Springs.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Pueblo 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: 21% of people living in Boone 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.

In Pueblo County, approximately 11,000 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 in Boone

Data collected by our researchers shows that top providers use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers maintain caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Boone

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 64.2%+ 940 Mbps
SECOM Fiber and Fixed Wireless 16.0%+ 500 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 17.9%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
SECOM Fiber and Fixed Wireless 100% 500 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 34.3%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Boone to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Boone 24.7 Mbps 7 $1.04 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +324.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +82.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +75 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +87 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +90.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )