Internet Providers in Leadville, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Leadville, CO
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.6

Internet Access in Leadville, Colorado

There are an average of 2.08 Internet service providers in each census block in Leadville. As a result, the majority of households in the area will have at least 2 choices for Internet.

Spectrum is also a commonly available broadband option for Leadville, offering Cable service in 93 percent of the area.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Leadville's most widely available wired Internet choices.

When considering the network technologies around Leadville, you have two choices: cable and DSL (providers like CenturyLink).

Internet access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from governmental data from the FCC and private datasets collected from ISPs or through private third parties. Statistics regarding speed data comes primarily via M-Labs. The BroadbandNow market researchers have manually sourced package price and plan details on 316 broadband offerings in Leadville to date.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Leadville with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Leadville is the 102nd most connected city in Colorado ahead of Frisco, Breckenridge, and Fairplay, but behind Vail and Aspen.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Leadville, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 80 Mbps DSL 1m 42s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Brainstorm Internet 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s
FORETHOUGHT.net 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Leadville, Colorado

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 80.3% Availability in Leadville - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 93.7% Availability in Leadville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 17.5% Availability in Leadville - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Brainstorm Internet - DSL - 2.3% Availability in Leadville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • FORETHOUGHT.net - DSL - 2.3% Availability in Leadville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Leadville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Leadville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Leadville

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Leadville is the 102nd most connected city in Colorado ahead of Frisco, Breckenridge, and Fairplay, but behind Vail and Aspen.

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

Approximately 600 people in Lake 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: 14% of people living in Leadville 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 80% of Leadville 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 Lake County, approximately 600 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 Around Leadville

Data from our research team shows that some of the top providers in the area use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because users see caps as a tactic to limit streaming services. Providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Leadville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 80.3%+ 80 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 93.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 17.5%+ 940 Mbps
Colorado Central Telecom Fixed Wireless 15.1%+ 25 Mbps
RTC Fixed Wireless 8.0%+ 25 Mbps
Brainstorm Internet DSL 2.3%+ 25 Mbps
FORETHOUGHT.net DSL 2.3%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 80 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 50.9%+ 940 Mbps
Colorado Central Telecom Fixed Wireless 97.3%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 54.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Leadville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Leadville 61.4 Mbps 9 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +354 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +57.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +54.8 Mbps ) 14 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +66 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +66.2 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )