Internet Providers in Fairplay, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fairplay, CO
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 15.7 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 86.17%

Internet Access in Fairplay, Colorado

Currently, there are 7 broadband providers in Fairplay marketing home connections. If you count business Internet, there are 10 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 (formerly Exede) 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 household in Fairplay has 3-4 companies at any given address, or exactly 3.54 ISPs in each census block. Only 100 percent of Fairplay residents are stuck with one option for Internet service.

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 280 plans in Fairplay from 2014 to the present. There are 33 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 87.54% below the Colorado average. Regardless, 15.7 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.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Fairplay with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Fairplay is the 209th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Frisco, but behind Leadville, Dillon, Buena Vista, and Breckenridge.
  • The fastest zip code in Fairplay for February 2021 is 80440. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Fairplay, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
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 Fairplay, Colorado

  • Rise Broadband - 94.1% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 65.6% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 2.7% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Fairplay - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fairplay

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Fairplay is the 209th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Frisco, but behind Leadville, Dillon, 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.

As of this month, 80440 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Fairplay.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Park County, approximately 8,000 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
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.3%+ 9 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 94.1%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 65.6%+ 100 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 2.7%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 100 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 0.7%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Fairplay to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fairplay 15.7 Mbps 7 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +333.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +91.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +84 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +96 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +99.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )