Best Alamosa Internet Service Providers
Alamosa, CO has a total of 5 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 5 internet service options in Alamosa. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Alamosa is Jade communications. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Jade communications||Fiber, wireless||10000 Mbps||10000 Mbps||99.2%|
|2||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||97.7%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||80 Mbps||20 Mbps||20.7%|
Alamosa CO 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 Alamosa 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 Alamosa are compared to Alamosa County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Colorado overall?
Average download speeds in Alamosa of 40.46 Mbps are faster than the Alamosa County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Colorado.
Alamosa Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Alamosa is 40.46 Mbps based upon 27112 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 97.6% of the Alamosa population
Fiber optic internet is available to 27.7% of Alamosa residents
There are 5 residential internet providers in Alamosa, CO providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Alamosa is 48.3% faster than the Alamosa County average and 24.9% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 64.5% of Alamosa County 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 Alamosa 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 Jade communications as the top provider for Alamosa, Colorado.
Who has the fastest internet service in Alamosa?
Jade communications with a download speed of 10000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Alamosa.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Alamosa, Colorado?
The following zip codes were used: 81101 and 81102
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Alamosa internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Alamosa compare to other cities in Colorado?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Alamosa - Jade communications and CenturyLink.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Alamosa, Colorado?
Jade communications provides broadband internet service to 99.2% of Alamosa.
Alamosa 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.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 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