Internet Providers in Nucla, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Nucla, CO
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 10.2 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 25 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 73.37%

Internet Access in Nucla, Colorado

As it stands, DSL is the only wired broadband network choice with widespread coverage in Nucla proper. As of our most current data, it's available to around 95.40 percent of Nucla. DSL Internet service is delivered viatraditional landline telephone lines, which is the reason it often is provided by landline phone operators, such as Nucla Naturita Telephone.

Nucla Naturita Telephone is the third largest wired broadband provider in Nucla as measured by coverage area. They are available to 95 percent of residents.

In the less well-developed neighborhoods within Nucla, as many as 1,000 people are left with one or fewer options for wired Internet service.

The plans displayed here are manually gathered by our data analysis team. The 17 Internet packages displayed above are the latest of 108 plans we've aggregated in Nucla to date.

According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reports, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Nucla as measured by coverage area. As the map below shows, the more common providers often overlap in different blocks around Nucla.

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 Nucla, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Nucla Naturita Telephone 25 Mbps DSL and Fiber 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Nucla, Colorado

  • NNTC - 95.4% Availability in Nucla - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 18.6% Availability in Nucla - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Nucla - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Nucla - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Nucla

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Nucla is the 352nd most connected city in Colorado behind Delta, Montrose, Telluride, Olathe, and Ridgway.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Montrose 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 Montrose County, approximately 12,000 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 Video Streaming Around Nucla

Data from our researchers suggests that top providers currently place some sort of limit on data use for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers insist they are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Nucla

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nucla Naturita Telephone DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 95.4%+ 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 18.6%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 53.2%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Nucla to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
0 Mbps 0
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +338.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +96.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +89.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +101.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +105.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )