Best Wellington Internet Service Providers
Wellington, 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 Wellington. 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 Wellington is Telephone and Data Systems. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Telephone and Data Systems||Cable, Fiber||600 Mbps||20 Mbps||99.7%|
|2||CenturyLink||DSL, Fiber||940 Mbps||940 Mbps||52.5%|
|3||Rise Broadband||wireless||250 Mbps||50 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Wellington 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 Wellington have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Wellington are compared to Larimer County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Colorado overall?
Average download speeds in Wellington of 27.97 Mbps are faster than the Larimer County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Colorado.
Wellington Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Wellington is 1% faster than the average in Colorado and 13.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 63.9% of the Larimer County population
The average internet download speed in Wellington is 27.97 Mbps based upon 14184 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 96.8% of the Wellington population
Fiber optic internet is available to 26.4% of Wellington residents
There are 5 residential internet providers in Wellington, CO providing service to at least 15% of the city
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 Wellington 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 Telephone and Data Systems as the top provider for Wellington, Colorado.
How do the internet speeds in Wellington compare to other cities in Colorado?
Click through to see how the Wellington broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Broomfield, Centennial, Derby, Kittredge, Lochbuie, Monument, Roxborough Park
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.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Wellington, Colorado?
The following zip codes were used: 80549
Who has the fastest internet service in Wellington?
CenturyLink with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Wellington.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Wellington - CenturyLink.
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
Wellington 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.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 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
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
- 50+ channels
- 50 hours of DVR storage
- No annual contracts
- Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices