Internet providers in 85541

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85541 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL79%
Suddenlink $30.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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85541 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 85541 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 85541 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% 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 85541 area, and 97.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among three internet providers in 85541, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 85541

The largest internet providers serving the 85541 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Suddenlink, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 85541 ZIP code, covering 79% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink, which covers 100% of the area. Payson’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 85541 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

79%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 85541 ZIP code, covering 79% 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 Payson, $45.00.

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 Payson, $0.94.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 85541 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Payson's providers, 375 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

100%

Cable from Suddenlink offers broadband to all households in the 85541 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Suddenlink’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 85541 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 Payson, $45.00.

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 Payson, $0.94.

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 85541 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% 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*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 85541 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 85541 ZIP 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Payson, $45.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Payson, $0.94.

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 85541 ZIP code. 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 providers in 85541 frequently asked questions

Suddenlink is the fastest internet provider in the 85541 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 85541. The next fastest internet provider in the 85541 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 79% of the area.

Suddenlink offers the cheapest internet in the 85541 ZIP with service starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Payson, $45.00.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.