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Internet providers in Scottsdale, AZ

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Cox $119.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic52%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable88%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic9.950%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL85%
GTT Communications - -DSL2.098%
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Scottsdale internet service at a glance

At 93%, broadband coverage in Scottsdale is comparable to the rest of Arizona - 84%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Scottsdale area will have access to DSL, which covers 91% of Scottsdale residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 56% of those living in Scottsdale.

There are seven internet providers serving the Scottsdale area, and 86.49% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Scottsdale's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Scottsdale

The largest internet providers in Scottsdale are Cox and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to Scottsdale.

Cable internet from Cox is available to nearly all Scottsdale residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Cox, which covers 52% of the area. Scottsdale’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 85% of Scottsdale residents.

Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

88%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Scottsdale covering 88% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Scottsdale residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Scottsdale, $44.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsdale, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Scottsdale. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Scottsdale's providers, 506 Mbps.

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Cox fiber-optic internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$119.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

52%

Fiber-optic from Cox offers broadband to about half of households in Scottsdale covering 52% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $119.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Scottsdale, $44.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $12.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsdale, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Scottsdale. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Scottsdale's providers, 506 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Scottsdale covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Scottsdale 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 Scottsdale, $44.99.

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 Scottsdale, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Scottsdale. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Scottsdale's providers, 506 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in Scottsdale with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 52% of households in Scottsdale. The next fastest internet provider in Scottsdale is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 9.950% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Scottsdale with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Scottsdale, $44.99.

Cox is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Scottsdale, covering 52% of the city. CenturyLink also offers fiber internet in Scottsdale and is available to 9.950% of households.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

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.