Internet providers in 86326

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CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL72%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.433%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable39%
Sparklight $45.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable66%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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86326 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 86326 ZIP code is slightly higher than the rest of Arizona - 84%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 86326 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Cottonwood, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 86326 area, and 99.13% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 86326, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 86326

The largest internet providers serving the 86326 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Suddenlink, and Sparklight bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 86326 ZIP code, covering 72% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 39% of the area. Cottonwood’s third most-available internet provider, Sparklight, offers cable to around 66% of residents in the 86326 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

72%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 86326 ZIP code, covering 72% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cottonwood, $46.42.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cottonwood, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 86326 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 72% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Cottonwood's providers, 381 Mbps.

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Suddenlink cable internet

Provider
Suddenlink
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

39%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 86326 ZIP code, covering 39% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 86326 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Suddenlink start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cottonwood, $46.42.

Suddenlink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cottonwood, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 86326 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 39% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cottonwood's providers, 381 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider
Sparklight
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

66%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to most households in the 86326 ZIP code, covering 66% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 86326 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Cottonwood, $46.42.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.45 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cottonwood, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 86326 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cottonwood's providers, 381 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 86326 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 86326 and the greater Cottonwood area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Cottonwood at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Cottonwood at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 86326 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Cottonwood may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Cottonwood DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 86326 frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in the 86326 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 39% of households in 86326. The next fastest internet provider in the 86326 ZIP code is Sparklight, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 66% of the area.

Suddenlink offers the cheapest internet in the 86326 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cottonwood, $46.42.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 86326 ZIP code, covering 0.433% of the city.

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Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.