Paonia, CO High Speed Internet Service

Paonia, CO has a total of 6 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 6 internet service options in Paonia. 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 Paonia is Delta Montrose Electric Association. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Delta Montrose Electric AssociationFiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps99.5%
2SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps100.0%
3Telephone and Data SystemsDSL100 Mbps15 Mbps99.8%
4Rise Broadbandwireless50 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%

Paonia 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 Paonia which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:


Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Paonia are compared to Delta County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Colorado overall?
Average download speeds in Paonia of 60.44 Mbps are faster than the Delta County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Colorado.


Paonia Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Paonia is 34.04 Mbps. This is 306.2% faster than the average in Colorado and 193.4% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Paonia is 298.7% faster than the Delta County average and 86.5% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Paonia is 34.04 Mbps. This is 481.9% faster than the Delta County average and 193.4% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 34.9% of Delta County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 55.5% of Delta County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Delta County is 15.16 Mbps based upon 33232 samples taken in the past year


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 Paonia 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 Delta Montrose Electric Association as the top provider for Paonia, Colorado.

Who has the fastest internet service in Paonia?

Delta Montrose Electric Association with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Paonia.

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

The following zip codes were used: 81428

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

Click through to see how the Paonia broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Highlands Ranch, Longmont, Orchard Mesa, Paonia, Telluride, The Pinery, Welby

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Paonia - Delta Montrose Electric Association.

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 Paonia, Colorado?

Spectrum and Rise Broadband provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Paonia.

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.

Paonia 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
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  • 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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  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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