Orchard Mesa, CO High Speed Internet Service

Orchard Mesa, 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 Orchard Mesa. 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 Orchard Mesa is Spectrum. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps99.9%
2Rise Broadbandwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps99.5%
3CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber140 Mbps20 Mbps73.8%
4ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Orchard Mesa 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 Orchard Mesa 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

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 Orchard Mesa of 7.19 Mbps are faster than the Mesa County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Colorado.

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Orchard Mesa Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Orchard Mesa is 158.6% faster than the Mesa County average and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Orchard Mesa is 7.19 Mbps. This is 71.6% faster than the Mesa County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 88.6% of Mesa County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 3.7% of Mesa County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Mesa County is 12.49 Mbps based upon 226968 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Orchard Mesa is 16.6% faster than the average in Colorado and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

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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 Orchard Mesa 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 Orchard Mesa, Colorado.

Who has the fastest internet service in Orchard Mesa?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Orchard Mesa.

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

The following zip codes were used: 81503

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 Orchard Mesa 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 Orchard Mesa compare to other cities in Colorado?

Click through to see how the Orchard Mesa broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Applewood, Berkley, Berthoud, Derby, Rocky Ford, Salida, Severance

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Orchard Mesa - 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 Orchard Mesa, Colorado?

Spectrum provides broadband internet service to 99.9% of Orchard Mesa.




Orchard Mesa 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.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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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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