Best Colorado Springs Internet Service Providers

Colorado Springs, CO has a total of 7 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 7 internet service options in Colorado Springs. 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 Colorado Springs is Xfinity. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1XfinityCable, Fiber2000 Mbps2000 Mbps96.6%
2CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber940 Mbps940 Mbps93.5%
3Precision CommunicationsFiber, wireless400 Mbps400 Mbps91.5%
4Windfield Enterpriseswireless50 Mbps15 Mbps100.0%
5Rise Broadbandwireless50 Mbps10 Mbps69.6%
6ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
7HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs 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

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Colorado Springs are compared to El Paso County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Colorado overall?
Average download speeds in Colorado Springs of 33.49 Mbps are faster than the El Paso County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Colorado.

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Colorado Springs Internet Access Facts

  • Cable internet is available to 87.4% of El Paso County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 33.4% of El Paso County residents

  • The average internet download speed in El Paso County is 23.44 Mbps based upon 1964256 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Colorado Springs is 20.9% faster than the average in Colorado and 3.4% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Colorado Springs is 8.24 Mbps. This is 28.5% faster than the El Paso County average and 29% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 37.0% of Colorado Springs residents

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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 Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Who has the fastest internet service in Colorado Springs?

Xfinity with a download speed of 2000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Colorado Springs.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Colorado Springs, Colorado?

The following zip codes were used: 80809, 80829, 80831, 80901, 80902, 80903, 80904, 80905, 80906, 80907, 80908, 80909, 80910, 80911, 80912, 80913, 80914, 80915, 80916, 80917, 80918, 80919, 80920, 80921, 80922, 80923, 80924, 80925, 80926, 80927, 80928, 80929, 80930, 80931, 80932, 80933, 80934, 80935, 80936, 80937, 80938, 80939, 80940, 80941, 80942, 80943, 80944, 80945, 80946, 80947, 80949, 80950, 80951, 80960, 80962, 80970, 80977, 80995 and 80997

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 Colorado Springs internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
Zero latency gaming

How do the internet speeds in Colorado Springs compare to other cities in Colorado?

Click through to see how the Colorado Springs broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Basalt, Centennial, Dolores, Fruitvale, Meeker, Niwot, Pine Brook Hill

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Colorado Springs - Xfinity, CenturyLink and Precision Communications.

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 Colorado Springs, Colorado?

Windfield Enterprises provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Colorado Springs.




Colorado Springs 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.


Xfinity

  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream 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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