Internet Providers in Molina, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Molina, CO
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 20 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49

Internet Access in Molina, Colorado

FCC Form 477 datasets are the backbone of the Molina broadband availability facts listed on this page. To date, we've analyzed 204 rows of FCC and private data on Internet availability in Molina. Our research division has manually sourced pricing and terms on 134 broadband plans in Molina. There isn't sufficient speed test data to measure how real-world network speeds compare to advertised plan speeds in Molina. The graphed data below are scheduled for an update when there are enough data points to analyze changes over time.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most commonly available provider in Molina. close to one hundred percent of Molina census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, serving practically one hundred percent of Molina with Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's strongest package in Molina is 25 megabits per second.

Looking at network technologies offered the area, the most common physical wire Internet technology varieties are DSL (26.09 percent coverage) and Fixed Wireless (68.48 percent coverage). Phone providers are the main source for DSL service, since DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," sends data packets over telephone wires. The twisted copper bundle makeup seen in telephone wires provides lower speeds and bandwidth compared to newer wire types such as cable and several times less than fiber.

Rise Broadband provides a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer 68 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 10 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet access in Molina. For example, fixed wireless providers like FORETHOUGHT.net are able to reach 10 Mbps or more using direct wireless links. Aside from consumer broadband, there are also 2 companies in the area with enterprise and business/smb subscriptions like point-to-point connectivity. The small business listings here include all providers with explicit business packages online, but home providers often offer unlisted business plans as well.

On the whole, the diversity of Internet service choices in Molina is not high — most blocks will have about 1-2 providers available. 100 of local residents have one of fewer options for broadband — as is verifiable in the interactive coverage map below. (So, that's 100% of the population stuck with only one Internet provider in their area.) View the map below to observe how coverage varies between neighborhoods in Molina, and compare real-world speed test throughput for local providers.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Molina, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Molina, Colorado

  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 68.5% Availability in Molina - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 26.1% Availability in Molina - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Molina - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Molina - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Molina

Molina Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Molina is the 291st most connected city in Colorado behind Clifton, Whitewater, Palisade, Parachute, and Cedaredge.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Mesa 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 Mesa County, approximately 13,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Molina

Provider Type Coverage Speed
FORETHOUGHT.net Fixed Wireless 93.5%+ 10 Mbps
Optimus Communications Fixed Wireless 84.8%+ 50 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 68.5%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 26.1%+ 20 Mbps
Mountain Broadband Networks Fixed Wireless 6.5%+ 51 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps
FORETHOUGHT.net Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps