Gunnison, Colorado Broadband Internet Service
Gunnison, 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 Gunnison. 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 Gunnison is Spectrum. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||99.9%|
|2||Internet Colorado||Fiber, wireless||300 Mbps||300 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||Rasure Consulting||wireless||40 Mbps||40 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Gunnison CO 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 Gunnison which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Gunnison of 19.36 Mbps are faster than the Gunnison County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for Colorado.
Gunnison Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Gunnison County is 23.95 Mbps based upon 47520 samples taken in the past year
The average upload speed in Gunnison is 19.36 Mbps. This is 131% faster than the average in Colorado and 66.9% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Gunnison is 43.8% faster than the Gunnison County average and 6.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Gunnison is 19.36 Mbps. This is 54.4% faster than the Gunnison County average and 66.9% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 73.9% of Gunnison County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 36.2% of Gunnison 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 Gunnison 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 Spectrum as the top provider for Gunnison, Colorado.
Who has the fastest internet service in Gunnison?
Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Gunnison.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Gunnison, Colorado?
The following zip codes were used: 81230, 81231 and 81247
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 Gunnison 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 Gunnison compare to other cities in Colorado?
Click through to see how the Gunnison broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Boulder, Burlington, Cherry Hills Village, Crested Butte, Monte Vista, Sherrelwood, Twin Lakes
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Gunnison - Internet Colorado.
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 Gunnison, Colorado?
Internet Colorado and Rasure Consulting provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Gunnison.
Gunnison 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