Internet Service Providers in Cascade, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cascade, CO
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 241.13 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.78%

Internet Access in Cascade, Colorado

The two most frequently available wired broadband types in Cascade are DSL networks alongside Fiber. FCC filings suggest DSL reaches a near one hundred percent territory in Cascade, compared with Fiber's 31.73 percent availability. Fiber networks are better suited for transmitting data and offers notably faster download speed, even though cable or DSL are frequently cheaper. Thanks to the strong availability of Fiber across Cascade, the city's average download speed of 241.13 Megabits per Second ranks 57.18 percent above the statewide average of 103.24 Mbps. However, the connection speed and latency at at a given address may change based on the state of the "last mile" connection in the area.

In terms of coverage options, the average home in Cascade will find 4 companies at a given address, or exactly 4.85 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 341 plans collected in Cascade from 2014 to the present. There are 46 Internet deals currently available in the area.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
PCI Broadband 200 Mbps Fiber 40s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cascade, Colorado

  • CenturyLink - 99.7% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 98.0% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 7.5% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • PCI Broadband - 1.8% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cascade - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cascade

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Cascade is the 15th most connected city in Colorado ahead of U S A F Academy, Manitou Springs, Divide, and Woodland Park, but behind Colorado Springs.

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

Approximately 16,000 people in El Paso 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: 32% of people living in Cascade 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 98% of Cascade 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.

In El Paso County, approximately 39,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cascade

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 99.7%+ 940 Mbps
Kellin Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 98.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Peak Internet CO Fixed Wireless 94.5%+ 10 Mbps
TellerWifi Fixed Wireless 14.8%+ 100 Mbps
PCI Broadband Fiber and Fixed Wireless 7.5%+ 200 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 7.5%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Peak Internet CO Fixed Wireless 100% 75 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 94.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 75.9%+ 50 Mbps
PCI Broadband Fiber and Fixed Wireless 21.0%+ 200 Mbps

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 $0.25 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +108 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -134 Mbps ) 18 ( +7 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -141.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -129.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( -125.8 Mbps ) 9 ( -2 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )