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Internet providers in Scottsdale, AZ

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Scottsdale, AZ internet providers

Provider
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable88%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic52%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL85%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic9.950%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Scottsdale internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Scottsdale 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 Scottsdale area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Scottsdale residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 39% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.080% of those living in Scottsdale.

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

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Average internet speeds in Scottsdale

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Desert iNET 39 Mbps 16 Mbps Wireless
Cox 202 Mbps 37 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 89 Mbps 66 Mbps DSL

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

1,000 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, $48.98.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsdale, $2.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Scottsdale. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Scottsdale's providers, 511 Mbps.

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Cox fiber-optic internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/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 $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Scottsdale, $48.98.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsdale, $2.23.

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, 511 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scottsdale, $48.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsdale, $2.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Scottsdale. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Scottsdale's providers, 511 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 $64.99/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.

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 88% of households in Scottsdale. The next fastest internet provider in Scottsdale is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 52% 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, $48.98.

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.

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.

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.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.