Internet Service Providers in Jamestown, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Jamestown, CO
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 2.31 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 23.74%

Internet Access in Jamestown, Colorado

Jamestown's Internet coverage data on this page comes from FCC Form 477 datasets. Then, we ensure the data is verified against privatized lit address records. To date, we have analyzed 281 rows of governmental and private data on broadband availability in Jamestown. Our research division has manually collected local pricing for 255 residential broadband plans in Jamestown. We currently have limited speed test data for Jamestown. Data is limited to 8 total IP-verifiable records over the last twelve month period. Shoppers should look to official download speeds listed above for providers such as HughesNet.

Taking a look at the less well-developed areas in Jamestown, coverage data shows that as many as 200 people are left with one (or zero) choices for broadband-level Internet service.

CenturyLink is the third largest wired broadband provider in Jamestown as measured by coverage area, available to 86 percent of residents.

DSL from phone companies has widespread availability compared to other types of wired broadband within Jamestown since it uses telephone wires to transmit digital data. The acronym is short for "Digital Subscriber Line."

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread broadband option overall, registered with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage to near one hundred percent of residents. The top speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, anything over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is sufficient to view lower-quality videos on WiFi. However, it may become an issue when multiple people try to use bandwidth-intensive services like Google Hangouts and multiplayer gaming. You can explore our availability map on this page to see Internet options down to the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Jamestown, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
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 Jamestown, Colorado

  • CenturyLink - 86.1% Availability in Jamestown - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 8.9% Availability in Jamestown - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 1.6% Availability in Jamestown - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Jamestown - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Jamestown - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Jamestown

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Jamestown is the 223rd most connected city in Colorado behind Longmont, Louisville, Boulder, Nederland, and Lyons.

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

Approximately 8,000 people in Boulder 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: 55% of people living in Jamestown 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 57% of Jamestown 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 Boulder County, approximately 18,000 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.

Jamestown Telecommuting and Tech

Jamestown currently has a population of 576 workers who work from home via telecommuting. Among those telecommuting, 47.4 percent take home less than $75,000 annually. Jamestown has a high amount of fiber coverage, so it's unsurprising that telecommuting are popular with locals. Access to strong fiber wiring enables more stable service than older technologies. Fiber is a high-quality technology solution that easily supports cloud apps, video conferencing, and other intensive workplace use cases. When setting up home WiFi for telecommuting, it's important to verify data caps. Some residential Internet plans in Jamestown have data caps. This can impact you negatively if you consume a lot of data for work purposes. Business connections should be installed for customers who need more than a regular residential bundle.

Data Caps in Jamestown

Many Internet providers have been moving to add "data caps" to their residential broadband plans recently. Some providers in Jamestown, including CenturyLink, have plans with data caps. Data caps fall under a wide range. They typically can be from 250GB up to a Terabyte or more. The majority of home broadband data caps will be very high, so they don't pose an issue for most customers. If an unlimited package from a wired provider isn't available at your location, most ISPs have a meter to track usage. Looking forward, data caps have been rising as the standard for streaming video quality grows. When subscribing to CenturyLink in Jamestown, verify any data policies regarding the package before inquiring about service.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Jamestown

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 86.1%+ 940 Mbps
Magnolia Road Internet Coop Fixed Wireless 22.7%+ 3.0 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 8.9%+ 50 Mbps
Mountain Broadband Fixed Wireless 6.8%+ 15 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 1.6%+ 1,200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
MHO Networks Fixed Wireless 66.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 9.4%+ 50 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 1.1%+ 987 Mbps

Compare Jamestown to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Jamestown 2.3 Mbps 8 $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +346.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +104.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +97.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +109.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +113 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )