Internet Providers in Center, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Center, CO
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $57.08

Internet Access in Center, Colorado

DSL lines and Satellite lines are widespread broadband networks throughout Center, showing 82.51 and virtually one hundred percent coverage respectively.

CenturyLink is also a commonly available broadband choice for Center, offering DSL connections available to 82 percent of the area. Viaero Wireless is another alternative wireless service for 98 percent of local residents, although it requires roof access or line of site with a Viaero Wireless access point.

Broadband competition available for Center is strong, with most households having 4 Internet service providers to choose from. This choice isn't spread out evenly, however. A surprising 47.06 percent of addresses in the area still have only one or zero options for wired broadband service.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Center.

All the coverage data analysis found here comes from FCC reported data, requiring Internet companies in Center to report coverage data biannually. Leveraging our relationships with providers, BroadbandNow is able to verify public datasets against privatized data reported by telecoms directly. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated based on actual speed tests from the Center area.

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 Center, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Jade Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Ciello 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Center, Colorado

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 82.5% Availability in Center - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Ciello - Fiber - 53.2% Availability in Center - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Consolidated - DSL - 3.6% Availability in Center - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Jade Communications - Fiber - 1.5% Availability in Center - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Center - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Center - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Center is the 86th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Alamosa, La Jara, and Westcliffe, but behind Monte Vista and Del Norte.

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

Approximately 900 people in Saguache 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: 54% of people living in Center 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 53% of Center 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 Saguache 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Center

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Ciello Fiber 53.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Jade Communications Fixed Wireless 97.8%+ 100 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 98.1%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 82.5%+ 100 Mbps
Ciello Fixed Wireless 68.7%+ 100 Mbps
Simply Broadband Solutions Fixed Wireless 6.2%+ 25 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 3.6%+ 50 Mbps
Jade Communications Fiber 1.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Ciello Fiber 15.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Jade Communications Fiber 2.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 1.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Center to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Center 5.9 Mbps 10 $1.33 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +409.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +6 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +113 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +110.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +121.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +121.7 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )