Sterling, Colorado Broadband Internet Service
Sterling, 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 Sterling. 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 Sterling 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||99.6%|
|2||Kentec Communications||Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||66.4%|
|3||Inventive Wireless of Nebraska||wireless||100 Mbps||100 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Sterling 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 Sterling 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 Sterling of 7.28 Mbps are faster than the Logan County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Colorado.
Sterling Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Logan County is 21.02 Mbps based upon 16712 samples taken in the past year
The average upload speed in Sterling is 7.28 Mbps. This is 13.1% slower than the average in Colorado and 37.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Sterling is 64.4% faster than the Logan County average and 6.6% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Sterling is 7.28 Mbps. This is 5.4% faster than the Logan County average and 37.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 74.6% of Logan County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 49.3% of Logan 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 Sterling 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 Sterling, Colorado.
Who has the fastest internet service in Sterling?
Kentec Communications with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Sterling.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Sterling, Colorado?
The following zip codes were used: 80751
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 Sterling 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 Sterling compare to other cities in Colorado?
Click through to see how the Sterling broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Cherry Creek, Cimarron Hills, Grand Junction, La Junta, Milliken, Pueblo West, Upper Bear Creek
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Sterling - Kentec 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 Sterling, Colorado?
Inventive Wireless of Nebraska provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Sterling.
Sterling 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