Best Central Heights-Midland City Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in Central Heights-Midland City, AZ that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Central Heights-Midland City by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Sparklight||Cable||1000 Mbps||50 Mbps||95.6%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||CopperNet Systems||wireless||100 Mbps||10 Mbps||35.5%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Central Heights-Midland City AZ Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Central Heights-Midland City have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Central Heights-Midland City are compared to Gila County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arizona overall?
Average download speeds in Central Heights-Midland City of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Gila County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Arizona.
Central Heights-Midland City Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Central Heights-Midland City residents
The average upload speed in Central Heights-Midland City is 7.19 Mbps. This is 26.8% faster than the average in Arizona and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average upload speed in Central Heights-Midland City is 7.19 Mbps. This is 125.4% faster than the Gila County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Fiber optic internet is available to 5.0% of Gila County residents
The average download speed in Central Heights-Midland City is 129.7% faster than the Gila County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 52.5% of Central Heights-Midland City residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Central Heights-Midland City residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Sparklight as the top provider for Central Heights-Midland City, Arizona.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Central Heights-Midland City, Arizona?
The following zip codes were used: 85501 and 85539
How do the internet speeds in Central Heights-Midland City compare to other cities in Arizona?
Click through to see how the Central Heights-Midland City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Apache Junction, Ehrenberg, Fountain Hills, Morenci, Oracle, Spring Valley, Verde Village
Who has the fastest internet service in Central Heights-Midland City?
Sparklight with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Central Heights-Midland City.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Central Heights-Midland City, Arizona.
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Central Heights-Midland City, AZ residents.
What is Mbps?
Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.
Central Heights-Midland City Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 100+ channels
- 200 hours of cloud DVR
- 2 TV plans
- No cable box required. Streams on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Google-powered smart TVs or similiar
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app