Internet Providers in Wheat Ridge, CO

Residential Internet Statistics for Wheat Ridge, CO
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Wheat Ridge, Colorado:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    94.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    94.7% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    99.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.9% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    29.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    29.7% Available
  • 6. 6. Aerux Broadband
    90.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    90.4% Available
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Internet Access in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

There are two widely available Internet options in Wheat Ridge: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers download speeds as high as 100 Mbps and availability for near one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet sells Satellite, with availability in near one hundred percent of Wheat Ridge and reported download speeds up to 25 Mbps.

Cable and DSL are the main broadband options within Wheat Ridge, fighting over the same potential customers at most addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable network speed is generally better. That said, the overall speeds seen with either system are comparable and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network infrastructure in a given neighborhood. Wheat Ridge speed test records suggest that network performance is stronger than average, clocking in 12.41 percent higher than the Colorado average so far as download rates.

The packages displayed on this page are collected by hand by our data division. We've collected 424 plans in the area around Wheat Ridge since 2014.

Xfinity and CenturyLink also provide Internet service in Wheat Ridge, with significant shared territory in some blocks.

The average Wheat Ridge resident has 3-4 options for residential broadband, which is better thanaverage. Wheat Ridge is currently the 16th most connected city in Colorado. Underserved blocks are comparatively low, although specific addresses may be limited in ways that don't register from coverage data. Activate the interactive map below to explore data about neighborhoods within Wheat Ridge, and see Internet coverage stats at the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.9%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 94.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 29.7%
Wheat Ridge is the 16th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Westminster, Arvada, and Morrison, but behind Englewood and Golden.

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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 Jefferson County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 84% of people living in Wheat Ridge have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 100% of Wheat Ridge residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Jefferson County, approximately 9,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Wheat Ridge to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wheat Ridge 189.4 Mbps 9 $0.60 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +392.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -16.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +10.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +12.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +7.1 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )