Internet Providers in Fairplay, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fairplay, CO
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.16

Internet Access in Fairplay, Colorado

Currently, there are 6 broadband providers in Fairplay marketing home connections. If you count business Internet, there are 9 companies available locally, such as Rise Broadband and XFINITY from Comcast. (Some may be "doubles", since many providers list residential service and business services separately.)

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Fairplay residents. The company is accessible for practically one hundred percent of Fairplay addresses. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan advertised by HughesNet for Fairplay is 25 megabits per second.

The average home in Fairplay has 2-3 wired broadband providers to choose from (2.53 per census block specifically). 100% of Fairplay residents are limited to one or fewer options. cable and DSL broadband services generally offer the most reasonable pricing for home use.

The information listed here comes from provider coverage reports, and is confirmed against privatized databases and direct provider reporting to create more useful listings than is available from the FCC directly. Address availability information isn't available for all providers, but every provider is shown here at least on the census block level. Data on pricing and speeds of specific broadband plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year. There are a total of 283 plans in Fairplay from 2014 to the present. There are 35 Internet or bundled packages currently available.

DSL is the top network type with coverage around Fairplay that buyers should consider. The poor wired Internet service around the area contributes to the low download speed averages. Fairplay average download speeds clock in 97.22% below the Colorado average. Regardless, 18.05 Mbps is enough to support modern applications like Hulu. Data caps are common in Fairplay. Data limits will create more issues when it comes to streaming video than speeds alone.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Fairplay, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 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 Fairplay, Colorado

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 94.1% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 55.9% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 2.7% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fairplay

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Fairplay is the 262nd most connected city in Colorado behind Leadville, Dillon, Frisco, Buena Vista, and Breckenridge.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Park 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.

In Park County, approximately 7,000 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 Cap Issues in Fairplay

Data from our market research team shows that popular ISPs in the area currently place a limit on streaming on residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because users see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Fairplay

Provider Type Coverage Speed
RTC Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 94.1%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 55.9%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 2.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 0.6%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Fairplay to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fairplay 18.1 Mbps 6 $0.11 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +397.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +100.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +98.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +109.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +109.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )