Best Rocky Ford Internet Service Providers

Rocky Ford, CO has a total of 4 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 4 internet service options in Rocky Ford. 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 Rocky Ford is Spectrum. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps99.8%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3CenturyLinkDSL40 Mbps5 Mbps43.0%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Rocky Ford 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 Rocky Ford which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Rocky Ford compare to Otero County? The average speed in Rocky Ford is 23.69 Mbps which is slower than Otero County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Colorado average of 27.69 Mbps.

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Rocky Ford Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Rocky Ford is 7.26 Mbps. This is 13.4% slower than the average in Colorado and 37.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Rocky Ford is 14.2% slower than the Otero County average and 26.9% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Rocky Ford is 7.26 Mbps. This is 15.8% slower than the Otero County average and 37.4% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 82.7% of Otero County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 9.7% of Otero County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Otero County is 27.6 Mbps based upon 15056 samples taken in the past year

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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 Rocky Ford 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 Rocky Ford, Colorado.

Who has the fastest internet service in Rocky Ford?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Rocky Ford.

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

The following zip codes were used: 81067

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 Rocky Ford 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 Rocky Ford compare to other cities in Colorado?

Click through to see how the Rocky Ford broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Aetna Estates, Grand Junction, La Junta, Monument, Steamboat Springs, Stratmoor, Thornton

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Rocky Ford, Colorado population.

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 Rocky Ford, Colorado?

Spectrum provides broadband internet service to 99.8% of Rocky Ford.




Rocky Ford 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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