Tubac, Arizona Broadband Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in Tubac, 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 Tubac 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
1Bluespan Wirelesswireless50 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
2Simply Bitswireless25 Mbps7 Mbps100.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Tubac 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 Tubac have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Tubac compare to Santa Cruz County? The average speed in Tubac is 10.67 Mbps which is slower than Santa Cruz County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Arizona average of 22.4 Mbps.

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Tubac Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Tubac is 3.09 Mbps. This is 40.9% slower than the Santa Cruz County average and 73.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 72.1% of Santa Cruz County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Santa Cruz County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Santa Cruz County is 18.71 Mbps based upon 889496 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Tubac is 52.4% slower than the average in Arizona and 67.1% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Tubac is 10.67 Mbps based upon 1016 measurements taken in the last 12 months

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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 Tubac 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 Bluespan Wireless as the top provider for Tubac, Arizona.

Who has the fastest internet service in Tubac?

ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Tubac.

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

The following zip codes were used: 85640 and 85646

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

Click through to see how the Tubac broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Avenue B And C, Ehrenberg, Mescal, Page, Pirtleville, Salome, Scottsdale

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.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Tubac, Arizona?

Bluespan Wireless and Simply Bits provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Tubac.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Tubac, AZ residents.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

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.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.




Tubac 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.


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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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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