Internet Providers in Dacono, CO
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Residential Internet Statistics for Dacono, CO
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||43.65 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||1.78%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Dacono, Colorado
Internet Access in Dacono, Colorado
The average address in Dacono can get service from about 3 Internet providers In context, this is a good amount of competition compared with other communities. Competition often results in more consumer-friendly pricing.
The data on this page is sourced from FCC reports specific to the area, and is confirmed through private data sources and direct provider reporting to output more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.
Rise Broadband is an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a top download speed of 100 Mbps. There are 7 providers in Dacono with enterprise-level services such as T1. Our search results include every provider with business services on their website, although some providers offer both home and business broadband.
Taking a look at network technology installed across the area, the most common hardwired Internet technology types are DSL (98.05 percent coverage) and Fiber (32.20 percent coverage). Fiber uses more modern Fiber-optical cables made of dense glass or plastic strands which can deliver digital data as light. Fiber results in better speeds and uptime, although it may switch to older copper wires in the "last mile" near a subscriber. Consequently, some fiber connections might not offer "gigabit" speeds. DSL is delivered over phone lines up on utility poles by providers such as CenturyLink that own copper phone lines. As copper wires go, the twisted and bundled copper construction of phone lines allows for lower performance than cable and several times less than fiber.
According to the latest FCC data, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Dacono as measured by coverage area. These ISPs frequently cover the same addresses in different neighborhoods around Dacono.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Dacono, Colorado
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Rise Broadband||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dacono, Colorado
- CenturyLink - 98.1% Availability in Dacono - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Rise Broadband - 99.9% Availability in Dacono - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Xfinity - 98.2% Availability in Dacono - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Dacono - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Dacono - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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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 Caps Around Dacono
Data collected by our research team shows that top providers in Dacono currently use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial since consumers view them as a strategy to limit video streaming. Providers explain data caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Dacono
|CenturyLink||DSL and Fiber||98.1%+||940 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||99.9%+||100 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||98.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL and Fiber||100%||940 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||70.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|MHO Networks||Fixed Wireless||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Unite Private Networks||Fiber||37.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Dacono to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Dacono||43.7 Mbps||6||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +305.4 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.46 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +63.4 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +56 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +68 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +71.6 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|