Internet Providers in Breckenridge, CO
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Residential Internet Statistics for Breckenridge, CO
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||88.93 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||1.2%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Breckenridge, Colorado
Internet Access in Breckenridge, Colorado
FCC data shows two primary Internet service options around Breckenridge: coaxial cable (98.76% coverage) and DSL (82.67% 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 (formerly Exede) 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 316 Internet plans in Breckenridge since 2014.
17.75 percent of the Breckenridge area is stuck with only one or zero Internet choices. Aside from these underserved areas, the average Internet user has 2 Internet providers to choose from. Areas with better choices usually see reduced pricing and higher speed, since the providers are incentivized to upgrade network infrastructure to win subscribers.
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 5 of those offering residential service
- Breckenridge is the 170th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Fairplay and Frisco, but behind Silverthorne, Vail, and Dillon.
- Explore internet access for communities within Breckenridge: Blue River
- The fastest zip code in Breckenridge for February 2021 is 80424. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
17.8% 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|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Breckenridge, Colorado
- CenturyLink - 82.7% Availability in Breckenridge - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Xfinity - 98.8% Availability in Breckenridge - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Breckenridge - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Breckenridge - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Breckenridge
|CenturyLink||DSL and Fiber||82.7%+||940 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||98.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL and Fiber||68.5%+||940 Mbps|
Compare Breckenridge to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Breckenridge||88.9 Mbps||5||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +260.2 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +18.2 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +10.8 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +22.8 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +26.4 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|