Internet Providers in Yuma, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Yuma, CO
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 27.75 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 65.43%

Internet Access in Yuma, Colorado

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most coverage in Yuma. HughesNet is also widely available.

CenturyLink is one of the top three providers in Yuma. They are available for 77 percent of the area. Vistabeam is also a common option — while fixed wireless Internet isn't as well known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality in some cases.

DSL-based Internet has strong coverage in comparison to other Internet options in Yuma since it relies on telephone wires to send data. The DSL line usually reaches the home from utility poles outside, and you plug in a modem to the phone jack inside to complete the connection for Wifi.

The packages listed on this page are collected individually through our data science team. We have gathered 273 plans in Yuma since 2014.

Initialize the map below for more insights on Internet service competition at a street level. As you can see, while the majority of addresses have about 3 options, others are less fortunate or may be limited to one. A surprising 27.84 percent of residents are stuck with one Internet service option.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Yuma with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Yuma is the 10th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Sterling, Wray, Akron, Brush, and Holyoke.
  • The fastest zip code in Yuma for February 2021 is 80759. (see all below).

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 Yuma, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Plains Cooperative Telephone Association 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Kentec Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Haxtun 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Yuma, Colorado

  • CenturyLink - 77.4% Availability in Yuma - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Kentec - 33.4% Availability in Yuma - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Haxtun - 1.2% Availability in Yuma - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Plains Cooperative Telephone Association - 1.1% Availability in Yuma - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Yuma - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Yuma - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Yuma

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Yuma is the 10th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Sterling, Wray, Akron, Brush, and Holyoke.

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 Yuma 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: 35% of people living in Yuma 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 72% of Yuma 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.

As of this month, 80759 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Yuma.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Yuma County, approximately 3,000 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 in Yuma

Data from our market researchers shows that some of the common ISPs in Yuma use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because subscribers see them as a strategy to limit streaming, while providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Yuma

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Vistabeam Fixed Wireless 97.0%+ 100 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 96.3%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 77.4%+ 40 Mbps
Kentec Communications Fiber 33.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Haxtun DSL 1.2%+ 100 Mbps
Plains Cooperative Telephone Association Fiber 1.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Haxtun DSL 81.4%+ 100 Mbps
Kentec Communications Fiber 1.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Yuma to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Yuma 27.8 Mbps 8 $0.81 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +321.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +79.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +71.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +83.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +87.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )