Internet providers in Safford, AZ

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Safford, AZ internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 80 MbpsDSL89%
Valley Telecom Group $34.99 25 - 500 MbpsFiber-optic95%
Sparklight $45.00 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
TRANSWORLD NETWORK CORP $49.95 5 - 10 MbpsWireless100%
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Safford internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Safford 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 Safford area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 95% of Safford residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 89% of those living in Safford.

There are five internet providers serving the Safford area, and 92.36% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Safford's five internet providers, prices start at $34.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Safford

The largest internet providers in Safford are CenturyLink, Valley Telecom Group, and Sparklight bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Safford.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Safford residents, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Valley Telecom Group, which covers 95% of the area. Safford’s third most-available internet provider, Sparklight, offers cable to around 94% of Safford residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

80 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

89%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Safford covering 89% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Safford 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 Safford, $46.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Safford, $1.34.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 80 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Safford. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Safford's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Valley Telecom Group fiber-optic internet

Provider

Valley Telecom Group

Starting price*
$34.99/mo.
Max download speed

500 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Fiber-optic from Valley Telecom Group offers broadband to nearly all households in Safford covering 95% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Valley Telecom Group is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Safford than other internet types.

Internet prices for Valley Telecom Group start at $34.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Safford, $46.99.

Valley Telecom Group customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Safford, $1.34.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Valley Telecom Group offers download speeds up to 500 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Safford. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Safford's providers, 323 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

94%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to nearly all households in Safford covering 94% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Safford 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 Safford, $46.99.

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 Safford, $1.34.

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 Safford. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Safford's providers, 323 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Safford, you’ll likely have options from fiber-optic, cable, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Safford, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet offers 100% availability in Safford and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Safford at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Safford residents, 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 Safford 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 Safford fiber-optic, cable, and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Sparklight is the fastest internet provider in Safford with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in Safford. The next fastest internet provider in Safford is Valley Telecom Group, offering download speeds up to 500 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Valley Telecom Group offers the cheapest internet in Safford with plans starting at $34.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Safford, $46.99.

Valley Telecom Group is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Safford, covering 95% 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.

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.

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.