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Internet providers in 85296

Find internet providers serving the 85296 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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85296 internet providers

Provider
Cox $119.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic13%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.469%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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85296 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 85296 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 85296 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in the 85296 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 85296 area, and 97.87% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 85296, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 85296

The largest internet providers serving the 85296 ZIP code are Cox and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Cox is available to nearly all in the 85296 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Cox, which covers 13% of the area. Gilbert’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 98% of residents in the 85296 ZIP code.

Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to all households in the 85296 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 85296 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 Gilbert, $44.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gilbert, $1.61.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 85296 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gilbert's providers, 822 Mbps.

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Cox fiber-optic internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$119.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

13%

Fiber-optic from Cox offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 85296 ZIP code, covering 13% 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 85296 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Cox start at $119.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Gilbert, $44.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $12.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gilbert, $1.61.

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 85296 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 13% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gilbert's providers, 822 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 85296 ZIP code, covering 98% 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 Gilbert, $44.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gilbert, $1.61.

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 85296 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Gilbert's providers, 822 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 85296 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet offers 100% availability in Gilbert and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gilbert at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 85296 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 85296 frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in the 85296 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 13% of households in 85296. The next fastest internet provider in the 85296 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 8.469% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in the 85296 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gilbert, $44.99.

Cox is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 85296 ZIP code, covering 13% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in 85296 and is available to 8.469% of households.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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%.