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Internet Providers in Cascade, Colorado
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Internet Access in Cascade, Colorado
The two most frequently available wired broadband types in Cascade are Cable networks alongside DSL and Fiber. FCC filings suggest Cable reaches a 98.03 percent territory in Cascade, compared to the practically one hundred percent DSL and Fiber penetration.
In terms of coverage options, the average home in Cascade will find 4-5 companies at a given address, or exactly 4.5 providers per census block. Only 1.78 percent of Cascade residents are stuck with one or fewer options for Internet service.
The Internet coverage data on this page comes from provider coverage reports specific to the area, and is confirmed using private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more accurate listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by our research division, who collect tens of thousands of data points annually. There are 374 plans collected in Cascade from 2014 to the present. There are 45 Internet deals currently available in the area.
Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area for Cascade residents. The company is available to virtually one hundred percent of Cascade. HughesNet is the most common second choice, with coverage in near one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet in Cascade is 25 megabits per second.
Aside from HughesNet and Viasat, CenturyLink also serves Cascade with availability in practically one hundred percent of residents and a top speed of 140 Mbps. Fixed wireless providers like Kellin Communications can deliver 40 Mbps or more using direct wireless relays. There are also 5 providers offering specialized enterprise service like T1 and MPLS. See the map below to see broadband coverage at the census block level, and the "Download Speeds" tab to see how Viasat compares with other local ISPs in real-world speed tests.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cascade, Colorado
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||98.0%|
|PCI Broadband||400 Mbps||Fiber||20s||1.8%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||7.5%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Limits in Cascade
Internet companies have moved to increase the use of "data caps" to their residential broadband plans as of late. This trend holds true in Cascade, with Internet companies such as Xfinity adding capped plans. It's not a large concern for the majority of Internet subscribers, but can affect subscribers that consume a large amount of HD or 4K content. Caps for cable plans are usually in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for less than 1% of customers. XFINITY from Comcast customers in Cascade should double check data limits before signing a contract.
Compare Cascade to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Cascade||241.1 Mbps||11||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +293.3 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -92.3 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -80.5 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( -71.6 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -79 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|