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Internet Providers in Breckenridge, Colorado
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Internet Access in Breckenridge, Colorado
FCC data shows two primary Internet service options around Breckenridge: coaxial cable (98.94% coverage) and DSL (81.86% availability). Cable Internet service is provided from TV companies using their pre-existing coaxial television lines mounted on telephone poles. DSL is sent via phone lines. The vast majority of Breckenridge addresses can subscribe to cable service or DSL from at least two ISPs.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
The packages displayed on this page are manually collected by our research staff. We've gathered 322 Internet plans in Breckenridge since 2014.
Taking a look at the less developed communities within Breckenridge, as many as 1,000 people have only one or fewer choices for broadband Internet.
Aside from the Internet options listed above, XFINITY from Comcast is another option to consider. They have coverage in 98 percent of the Breckenridge area.
- There are 8 internet providers in Breckenridge with 4 of those offering residential service
- Breckenridge is the 247th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Fairplay, but behind Silverthorne, Vail, Dillon, and Frisco.
- Explore internet access for communities within Breckenridge: Blue River
- The fastest zip code in Breckenridge for July 2021 is 80424. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
18.5% of consumers in Breckenridge1,000 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 Breckenridge, Colorado
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||98.9%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||81.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Breckenridge
Data from our research team suggests that common ISPs in Breckenridge place a limit on data use for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since subscribers see caps as a strategy to stop streaming services, while providers maintain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can use 1–7GB/hr.
Internet access in Breckenridge neighborhoods
We have aggregated information on Broadband coverage across these neighborhoods in Breckenridge: Blue River.
Compare Breckenridge to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Breckenridge||79.1 Mbps||5||$0.50 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +455.3 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +69.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +81.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +90.4 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +83 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|