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Internet providers in 85284

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85284 internet providers

Provider
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic91%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL78%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
PhoenixInternet - -Wireless100%
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85284 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 85284 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 85284 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 93% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 63% of those living in the 85284 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 85284 area, and 92.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 85284, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Tempe

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Cox 211 Mbps 79 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 55 Mbps 20 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 85284

The largest internet providers serving the 85284 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 85284 ZIP code, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Cox, which covers 91% of the area. Tempe’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 78% of residents in the 85284 ZIP code.

Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in the 85284 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 85284 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 Tempe, $48.33.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tempe, $1.73.

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 85284 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tempe's providers, 488 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

91%

Fiber-optic from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in the 85284 ZIP code, covering 91% 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 85284 ZIP code 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 Tempe, $48.33.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tempe, $1.73.

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 85284 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tempe's providers, 488 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

78%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 85284 ZIP code, covering 78% 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Tempe, $48.33.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Tempe, $1.73.

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 85284 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Tempe's providers, 488 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 85284 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet offers 100% availability in Tempe and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Tempe at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 85284 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 85284 frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in the 85284 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in 85284. The next fastest internet provider in the 85284 ZIP code is Cox, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in the 85284 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Tempe, $48.33.

Cox is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 85284 ZIP code, covering 91% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.