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Internet providers in 85256

Find internet providers serving the 85256 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 40 MbpsDSL1.613%
Saddleback Communications - -Fiber-optic64%
Saddleback Communications - -DSL43%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
PhoenixInternet - -Wireless66%
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85256 internet service at a glance

At 92%, broadband coverage in the 85256 ZIP code 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 85256 ZIP will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 64% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 43% of the area. No cable providers are currently available in Scottsdale, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the 85256 area, and 1.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 85256, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 50 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 85256

The largest internet providers serving the 85256 ZIP code are HughesNet bringing satellite options to the area.

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Scottsdale residents, covering 100% of households.

HughesNet satellite internet

Starting price*
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability


Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 85256 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 85256 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Scottsdale, $52.50.

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 Scottsdale, $2.28.

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 85256 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Scottsdale's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 85256 frequently asked questions

Saddleback Communications is the fastest internet provider in the 85256 ZIP code with download speeds up to 50 Mbps. These speeds are available to 64% of households in 85256. The next fastest internet provider in the 85256 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 40 Mbps to 1.613% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in the 85256 ZIP with service starting at $45/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Scottsdale, $52.50.

Saddleback Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 85256 ZIP code, covering 64% of the city.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.