Internet Service Providers in Eads, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Eads, CO
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 8.33 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 500 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 22.04%

Internet Access in Eads, Colorado

Consumers have access to 12 Internet providers operating in Eads. 3 of these are mobile companies, and 9 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

DSL Internet providers like Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association deliver broadband services over telephone lines. This is why DSL is marketed through telecom companies that also offer landline phone connections. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is accessible by 97.19 percent of addresses in Eads. copper DSL lines don't offer the same capacity as fiber/cable infrastructure. The practical impact of this is: lower local speeds. Eads's current average speed (download only) is 8.33 Mbps as a result, under the 103.24 Mbps state average.

The average Eads household has 2-3 providers with service for their address. This is a good level of market competition. It tends to improve pricing and service reliability at a given address. This competition isn't universal, however. A surprising 95.95 of residents still have only one or zero choices for wired broadband Internet access.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Eads.

All the coverage stats on BroadbandNow comes via FCC provider-reported data, which compels providers in Eads to submit coverage data biannually. By leveraging direct relationships with ISPs, we are able to validate public datasets with private data submitted by Internet providers directly. Between 2014–2021 our data team has crunched 2,430 rows of data about broadband networks in Eads. Our speed averages are calculated based on actual speed tests from Eads households from M-Labs, which is built into Google and BroadbandNow.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Eads, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association 200 Mbps DSL and Fiber 40s
SECOM 500 Mbps Fiber 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Eads, Colorado

  • Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association - 90.6% Availability in Eads - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Consolidated - 7.2% Availability in Eads - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • SECOM - 3.3% Availability in Eads - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Eads - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Eads - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Eads

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Eads is the 272nd most connected city in Colorado ahead of Ordway, but behind Lamar, Rocky Ford, La Junta, and Las Animas.

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

Approximately 52 people in Kiowa 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: 6% of people living in Eads 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.

In Kiowa County, approximately 400 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 Eads

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association DSL and Fiber 90.6%+ 200 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 82.0%+ 25 Mbps
SECOM Fiber and Fixed Wireless 56.0%+ 500 Mbps
Rebeltec Communications Fixed Wireless 12.3%+ 25 Mbps
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) DSL 7.2%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association DSL and Fiber 100% 200 Mbps
SECOM Fixed Wireless and Fiber 25.8%+ 500 Mbps

Compare Eads to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Eads 8.3 Mbps 9 $1.61 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +340.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +98.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +91.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +103.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +107 Mbps ) 9 $0.34 ( $0.00 )