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Safford, AZ internet providers

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 80 MbpsDSL89%
Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (AZ/NM) - -Fiber-optic95%
Sparklight $30 15 - 1,000 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
TWN Communications $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 $30 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, Sparklight, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite 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 cable from Sparklight, which covers 94% of the area. Safford’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% 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, $46.23.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Safford, $3.30.

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, 279 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider
Sparklight
Starting price*
$30/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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Safford, $46.23.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Safford, $3.30.

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, 279 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 Safford covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Safford 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 Safford, $46.23.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Safford, $3.30.

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 Safford. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Safford's providers, 279 Mbps.

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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 Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (AZ/NM), offering download speeds up to 500 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Sparklight offers the cheapest internet in Safford with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Safford, $46.23.

Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (AZ/NM) is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Safford, covering 95% of the city.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

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.

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.