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Internet providers in 85550

Find internet providers serving the 85550 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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85550 internet providers

Provider
San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility $39.95 10 - 100 MbpsDSL100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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85550 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 85550 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 85550 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. No cable or fiber-optic providers are currently available in San Carlos, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are two internet providers serving the 85550 area. Among two internet providers in 85550, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 85550

The largest internet providers serving the 85550 ZIP code are San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility is available to nearly all San Carlos residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area.

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility DSL internet

Provider

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility offers broadband to all households in the 85550 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility 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 San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in San Carlos, $52.47.

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Carlos, $2.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in 85550 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all San Carlos's providers, 15 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

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 the 85550 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 85550 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in San Carlos, $52.47.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in San Carlos, $2.92.

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 85550 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all San Carlos's providers, 15 Mbps.

Check availability Call us: (844) 512-2720

Internet providers in 85550 frequently asked questions

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility is the fastest internet provider in the 85550 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 85550. The next fastest internet provider in the 85550 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility offers the cheapest internet in the 85550 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in San Carlos, $52.47.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.

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.