Best Picture Rocks Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 6 choices for service in Picture Rocks, 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 Picture Rocks 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||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||56.8%|
|2||Bluespan Wireless||wireless||50 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||Simply Bits||wireless||25 Mbps||7 Mbps||94.5%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||140 Mbps||50 Mbps||30.1%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Picture Rocks 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 Picture Rocks 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 Picture Rocks are compared to Pima County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arizona overall?
Average download speeds in Picture Rocks of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Pima County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Arizona.
Picture Rocks Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 58.4% of the Picture Rocks population
Fiber optic internet is available to 2.9% of Picture Rocks residents
There are 6 residential internet providers in Picture Rocks, AZ providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Picture Rocks is 91.1% faster than the Pima County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average internet download speed in Picture Rocks is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months
DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Picture Rocks 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 Picture Rocks 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 Xfinity as the top provider for Picture Rocks, Arizona.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Picture Rocks, Arizona?
The following zip codes were used: 85653 and 85743
How do the internet speeds in Picture Rocks compare to other cities in Arizona?
Click through to see how the Picture Rocks broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Casa Grande, Dewey Humboldt, El Mirage, Lake Havasu City, Phoenix, Sierra Vista Southeast, Tubac
Who has the fastest internet service in Picture Rocks?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Picture Rocks.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Picture Rocks - 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 6 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Picture Rocks, 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.
Picture Rocks 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.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 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