Internet Service Providers in Poncha Springs, CO

Enter your zip code to find ISPs in your neighborhood.

Residential Internet Statistics for Poncha Springs, CO
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 7.07 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.16%

Internet Access in Poncha Springs, Colorado

The most common wired broadband technologies in Poncha Springs are DSL as well as Cable networks. FCC filings suggest DSL has a 98.84 percent spread in the area, in contrast to the 98.84 percent Cable service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the widest availability in Poncha Springs. near one hundred percent of Poncha Springs census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, serving practically one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet for Poncha Springs is 25 megabits per second.

The information listed here comes via FCC filings. Listings here are confirmed through private databases to create more detailed listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Information about speed and pricing of individual Internet plans is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. We've catalogued 189 Poncha Springs Internet plans since 2014, with 33 Internet deals currently active in the area.

CenturyLink is a common second choice, serving Poncha Springs with 98 percent availability and a maximum speed of 60 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet service in Poncha Springs. For example, fixed wireless providers like Colorado Central Telecom are able to achieve 25 Mbps over direct wireless hardware.

Looking at the big picture, most Poncha Springs residents have 2-3 choices for Internet. Poncha Springs is the 177th most connected city out of 375 Colorado communities as measured by the number of providers available per resident.

Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?

Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Poncha Springs, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Poncha Springs, Colorado

  • CenturyLink - 98.8% Availability in Poncha Springs - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 98.8% Availability in Poncha Springs - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Poncha Springs - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Poncha Springs - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Poncha Springs

Poncha Springs Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
Click here to initialize interactive map
Poncha Springs is the 177th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Salida, Westcliffe, and Cotopaxi, but behind Canon City and Buena Vista.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Chaffee 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: 31% of people living in Poncha Springs 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 98% of Poncha Springs 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 Chaffee County, approximately 5,000 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 in Poncha Springs

Internet service providers have added data limits on their home WiFi and Internet plans. Some Internet providers in the area, including CenturyLink, have plans with data caps. Data caps fall under a wide range, and run anywhere from 250 Gigabytes all the way up to one Terabyte. Data caps are usually very high, which means that they don't pose a problem for the majority of people. Potential CenturyLink customers in Poncha Springs should verify data use policies while purchasing service, and not presume the caps based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Poncha Springs

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 98.8%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 98.8%+ 940 Mbps
Colorado Central Telecom Fixed Wireless 40.9%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 88.3%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Colorado Central Telecom Fixed Wireless 34.7%+ 25 Mbps

Compare Poncha Springs to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Poncha Springs 7.1 Mbps 6 $0.58 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +342 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +100 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )