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|
|1||Xfinity||Cable, Fiber||2000 Mbps||2000 Mbps||96.6%|
|2||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||940 Mbps||940 Mbps||93.5%|
|3||Precision Communications||Fiber, wireless||400 Mbps||400 Mbps||91.5%|
|4||Windfield Enterprises||wireless||50 Mbps||15 Mbps||100.0%|
|5||Rise Broadband||wireless||50 Mbps||10 Mbps||69.6%|
|6||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|7||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
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:
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.
Colorado Springs Internet Access Facts
DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Colorado Springs residents
The average upload speed in Colorado Springs is 8.24 Mbps. This is 1.7% slower than the average in Colorado and 29% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 77.4% of the El Paso County population
Cable internet is available to 87.4% of El Paso County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 37.0% of Colorado Springs residents
The average download speed in Colorado Springs is 42.9% faster than the El Paso County average and 3.4% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
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
How do the internet speeds in Colorado Springs compare to other cities in Colorado?
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.
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 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.
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.
- 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