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Internet providers in Flagstaff, AZ

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Flagstaff, AZ internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL56%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.701%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable92%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
SpeedConnect $46.95 -Wireless2.205%
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Flagstaff internet service at a glance

At 79%, broadband coverage in Flagstaff is comparable to the rest of Arizona - 84%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Flagstaff area will have access to cable, which covers 77% of Flagstaff residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 23% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.340% of those living in Flagstaff.

There are five internet providers serving the Flagstaff area, and 89.12% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Flagstaff's five internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Flagstaff

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 40 Mbps 33 Mbps DSL
Optimum 140 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable
Bluespan 16 Mbps 4 Mbps Wireless
HughesNet 6 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Flagstaff

The largest internet providers in Flagstaff are CenturyLink, Optimum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Flagstaff.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Flagstaff residents, covering 56% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 92% of the area. Flagstaff’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Flagstaff residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

56%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in Flagstaff covering 56% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Flagstaff 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 Flagstaff, $51.66.

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 Flagstaff, $0.45.

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 Flagstaff. These download speeds are available to 56% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Flagstaff's providers, 408 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in Flagstaff covering 92% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Flagstaff, $51.66.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Flagstaff, $0.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Flagstaff. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Flagstaff's providers, 408 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Flagstaff covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Flagstaff where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Flagstaff, $51.66.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Flagstaff, $0.45.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Flagstaff. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Flagstaff's providers, 408 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Flagstaff with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 92% of households in Flagstaff. The next fastest internet provider in Flagstaff is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 56% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Flagstaff with plans starting at $40/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Flagstaff, $51.66.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Flagstaff, covering 0.701% of the city.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.