Internet Providers in Laporte, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Laporte, CO
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 4.62 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 16.08%

Internet Access in Laporte, Colorado

The average address in Laporte can get service from around 3-4 companies This is actually a strong amount of choice in comparison to similar-sized cities. Competition of two or more providers in a city is correlated with better pricing.

Since FCC data is only tallied up twice a year and only made public six or more months later, providers listed in the results below may not reflect the latest expansions or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.

When considering the technologies in Laporte, there are currently two primary options: cable (TDS Telecom, for example) and DSL (think CenturyLink).

Rise Broadband is also a commonly available Internet option in Laporte, offering Fixed Wireless service available to 98 percent of the area.

According to the most recent FCC data, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Laporte so far as coverage. As the map below shows, these ISPs frequently overlap around Laporte.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Laporte, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Laporte, Colorado

  • CenturyLink - 82.4% Availability in Laporte - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 98.1% Availability in Laporte - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • TDS Telecom - 79.9% Availability in Laporte - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Laporte - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Laporte - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Laporte

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Laporte is the 239th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Bellvue and Livermore, but behind Fort Collins, Loveland, and Wellington.

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

Approximately 13,000 people in Larimer 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: 51% of people living in Laporte 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 67% of Laporte 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 Larimer County, approximately 28,000 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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Laporte

Data collected by our research team shows that popular ISPs currently place some sort of limit on data use on home broadband packages. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers explain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can use 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Laporte

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 82.4%+ 940 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 98.1%+ 50 Mbps
TDS Telecom Cable 79.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Colorado Wireless Exchange Cooperative Fixed Wireless 18.9%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
TDS Business Cable 5.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Laporte to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Laporte 4.6 Mbps 7 $0.66 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +344.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +102.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +95.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +107.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +110.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )