Internet providers in 85257

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Provider
Cox $119.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic25%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable97%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic43%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL80%
Hopi Telecommunications $26.00 4 - 15 MbpsDSL7.560%
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85257 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 85257 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 85257 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 97% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 89% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 58% of those living in the 85257 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 85257 area, and 96.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 85257, prices start at $26 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 85257

The largest internet providers serving the 85257 ZIP code are Cox and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Cox is available to nearly all in the 85257 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from Cox, which covers 25% of the area. Scottsdale’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 80% of residents in the 85257 ZIP code.

Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in the 85257 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 85257 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, $40.24.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsdale, $1.75.

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 85257 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Scottsdale's providers, 624 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

25%

Fiber-optic from Cox offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 85257 ZIP code, covering 25% 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 85257 ZIP code 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, $40.24.

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 higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsdale, $1.75.

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 85257 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 25% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Scottsdale's providers, 624 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

80%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 85257 ZIP code, covering 80% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Scottsdale, $40.24.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Scottsdale, $1.75.

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 85257 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Scottsdale's providers, 624 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 85257 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

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 in the 85257 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 85257 frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in the 85257 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 25% of households in 85257. The next fastest internet provider in the 85257 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 43% of the area.

Hopi Telecommunications offers the cheapest internet in the 85257 ZIP with service starting at $26/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Scottsdale, $40.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 85257 ZIP code, covering 43% of the city. Cox also offers fiber internet in 85257 and is available to 25% of households.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

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.