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%

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

1,000 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 Provider Competition Map For Breckenridge

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Breckenridge is the 170th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Fairplay and Frisco, but behind Silverthorne, Vail, and Dillon.

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

Approximately 800 people in Summit 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: 14% of people living in Breckenridge 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 82% of Breckenridge 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.

As of this month, 80424 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Breckenridge.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Summit County, approximately 1,000 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 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

Provider Type Coverage Speed
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
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 68.5%+ 940 Mbps
NewCloud Copper 1.1%+ -- 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 )