Flagstaff, AZ High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 5 choices for service in Flagstaff, 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 Flagstaff 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
1OptimumCable1000 Mbps50 Mbps72.0%
2CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber940 Mbps940 Mbps49.4%
3Bluespan Wirelesswireless50 Mbps10 Mbps96.5%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Flagstaff AZ Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Flagstaff which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Flagstaff are compared to Coconino County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arizona overall?
Average download speeds in Flagstaff of 34.47 Mbps are faster than the Coconino County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Arizona.

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Flagstaff Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 36.4% of the Coconino County population

  • The average internet download speed in Flagstaff is 34.47 Mbps based upon 177888 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 95.5% of the Flagstaff population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 15.2% of Flagstaff residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Flagstaff, AZ providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Flagstaff is 178.9% faster than the Coconino County average and 6.4% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

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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 Flagstaff 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 Optimum as the top provider for Flagstaff, Arizona.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Flagstaff, Arizona?

The following zip codes were used: 86001, 86003, 86004 and 86011

How do the internet speeds in Flagstaff compare to other cities in Arizona?

Click through to see how the Flagstaff broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Congress, Cottonwood, Globe, Golden Valley, Payson, Star Valley, Wellton

Who has the fastest internet service in Flagstaff?

Optimum with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Flagstaff.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Flagstaff - CenturyLink.

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 5 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Flagstaff, 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.




Flagstaff 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.


Optimum

  • 410+ channels
  • Voice activated remote control
  • Customize your plan
  • Optimum entertainment experience available on the new Apple TV in 4K
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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