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Internet providers in Payson, AZ

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Payson, AZ internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL73%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Payson internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Payson 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 Payson area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Payson residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 59% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Payson, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are three internet providers serving the Payson area, and 93.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Payson's three internet providers, prices start at $40 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Payson

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 41 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL
Optimum 61 Mbps 6 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 9 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Payson

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

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most Payson residents, covering 73% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 97% of the area. Payson’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Payson residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

73%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Payson covering 73% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Payson 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 Payson, $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 Payson, $0.46.

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 Payson. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Payson's providers, 375 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

97%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in Payson covering 97% of the area.

Optimum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Payson 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 Payson, $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 Payson, $0.46.

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 Payson. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Payson's providers, 375 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 Payson covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Payson 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 Payson, $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 Payson, $0.46.

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 Payson. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Payson's providers, 375 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Optimum is the fastest internet provider in Payson with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Payson. The next fastest internet provider in Payson is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 73% of the area.

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

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.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.