Rio Verde, AZ High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in Rio Verde, 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 Rio Verde 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
1CoxCable, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps99.6%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4Rio Verde Wirelesswireless80 Mbps12 Mbps18.3%
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Rio Verde 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 Rio Verde 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 Rio Verde are compared to Maricopa County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Arizona overall?
Average download speeds in Rio Verde of 135.54 Mbps are faster than the Maricopa County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Arizona.

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Rio Verde Internet Access Facts

  • DSL internet is available to 79.6% of the Maricopa County population

  • The average internet download speed in Rio Verde is 135.54 Mbps based upon 10680 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 98.5% of the Rio Verde population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 17.6% of Rio Verde residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Rio Verde, AZ providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Rio Verde is 449.4% faster than the Maricopa County average and 318.3% 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 Rio Verde 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 Cox as the top provider for Rio Verde, Arizona.

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

The following zip codes were used: 85263

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

Click through to see how the Rio Verde broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Avra Valley, Catalina Foothills, Florence, Spring Valley, Verde Village, Williams, Winslow West

Who has the fastest internet service in Rio Verde?

Cox with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Rio Verde.

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 Rio Verde, 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 Rio Verde, 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.




Rio Verde 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.


Cox

  • 250+ channels
  • Contour voice remote control
  • Customizable add-ons
  • Make your TV content portable with the Contour app app
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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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