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Internet providers in 85331

Find internet providers serving the 85331 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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85331 internet providers

Provider
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable70%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic55%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL81%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic9.060%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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85331 internet service at a glance

At 87%, broadband coverage in the 85331 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Arizona - 84%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 85331 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 79% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 57% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 21% of those living in the 85331 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 85331 area, and 66.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 85331, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Cave Creek

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 175 Mbps 73 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 10 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Desert iNET 40 Mbps 17 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 65 Mbps 27 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 85331

The largest internet providers serving the 85331 ZIP code are Cox and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Cox is available to most in the 85331 ZIP code, covering 70% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Cox, which covers 55% of the area. Cave Creek’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 81% of residents in the 85331 ZIP code.

Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

70%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to most households in the 85331 ZIP code, covering 70% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 85331 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cave Creek, $48.73.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cave Creek, $1.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 85331 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cave Creek's providers, 679 Mbps.

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Cox fiber-optic internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

55%

Fiber-optic from Cox offers broadband to about half of households in the 85331 ZIP code, covering 55% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Cox is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 85331 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cave Creek, $48.73.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cave Creek, $1.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 85331 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 55% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cave Creek's providers, 679 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

81%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 85331 ZIP code, covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cave Creek, $48.73.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cave Creek, $1.87.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 85331 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cave Creek's providers, 679 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 85331 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet offers 100% availability in Cave Creek and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Cave Creek at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 85331 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 85331 frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in the 85331 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 70% of households in 85331. The next fastest internet provider in the 85331 ZIP code is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 55% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in the 85331 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cave Creek, $48.73.

Cox is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 85331 ZIP code, covering 55% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in 85331 and is available to 9.060% of households.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.