Internet Providers in South Fork, Colorado

Most Popular Internet Providers in South Fork, Colorado:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. 1. CenturyLink
    87.7% Available
    87.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    940 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $65
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $249.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Ciello
    91.6% Available
    91.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $39.95 - $129.95
  • 5. 5. Choice Broadband
    11.1% Available
    11.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    9 Mbps
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  • 6. 6. Ciello
    10.2% Available
    10.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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  • 7. 7. Simply Broadband
    9.4% Available
    9.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 5-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $45 - $80
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    99.8% Available
    99.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    3 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-3mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. Verizon
    99.7% Available
    99.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viaero Wireless
    46.9% Available
    46.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    1.5 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $5 - $45
  • 4. 4. Choice Broadband
    10.5% Available
    10.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Choice Broadband Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $20 - $55

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Internet Access in South Fork, Colorado

Data on this page is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. We also use direct reporting from providers to validate that data. Plan and pricing data is collected manually by our data analysis team. Locally, we've collected and verified 202 Internet plans in and near South Fork since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 110 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

DSL providers like CenturyLink connect customers to Internet service using pre-existing phone lines. This explains why DSL is sold through companies that also offer phone service. DSL network technology is available to 87.72 percent of the South Fork population. Refer to the graphical tools directly below for insights into how advertised speed and performance compare to actual speeds locally.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are South Fork's primary wired broadband options.

Most South Fork homes have 2 Internet providers with availability at that location. This is a high amount of competition. It tends to improve pricing. This choice isn't universal, though. A surprising 17.42 of residents still have only one or fewer options for broadband access.

Aside from the Internet providers listed above, Ciello is a third option for Internet in 91 percent of South Fork. Wireless options are advertised, but wired providers almost always offer better pricing. The vast majority of South Fork residents can get service from wired broadband.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 South Fork, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 87.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Ciello 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 91.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For South Fork

South Fork Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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South Fork is the 93rd most connected city in Colorado ahead of Alamosa and Pagosa Springs, but behind Monte Vista, Del Norte, and Center.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Rio Grande 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: 92% of people living in South Fork 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 83% of South Fork 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 Rio Grande County, approximately 2,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in South Fork

Data collected by our market research team shows that popular ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their home broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue lately because users view them as a tactic to stop "cord cutting". Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare South Fork to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
South Fork 164.2 Mbps 8 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +370.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -15.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.16 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -3.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +5.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -2.1 Mbps ) 8 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )