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Thatcher internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
Provider: Cable One, Inc.
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 99.48%
2 providers - 71.56%
3 providers - 1.67%
4+ providers - 0%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 99%
DSL - 72%
Fiber - 1.670%
At 99%, broadband coverage in Thatcher 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 Thatcher area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Thatcher residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 72% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.670% of those living in Thatcher.
There are five internet providers serving the Thatcher area, and 71.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Thatcher's five internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.See all providers
Top high-speed internet providers in Thatcher
The largest internet providers in Thatcher are CenturyLink and HughesNet bringing DSL and satellite options to Thatcher.
DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to many Thatcher residents, covering 32% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area.
CenturyLink DSL internet
DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to some, but not many households in Thatcher covering 32% of the area.
DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Thatcher 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 $49/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Thatcher, $54.50.
CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Thatcher, $7.79.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Thatcher. These download speeds are available to 32% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Thatcher's providers, 63 Mbps.
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HughesNet satellite internet
Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Thatcher covering 100% of the area.
HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Thatcher 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 Thatcher, $54.50.
HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Thatcher, $7.79.
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 Thatcher. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Thatcher's providers, 63 Mbps.
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Thatcher, AZ internet providers
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Internet provider frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in Thatcher?
Cable One, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Thatcher with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Thatcher. The next fastest internet provider in Thatcher is Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (AZ/NM), offering download speeds up to 500 Mbps to 1.670% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in Thatcher?
CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Thatcher with plans starting at $49/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Thatcher, $54.50.
Is fiber internet available in Thatcher?
Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (AZ/NM) is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Thatcher, covering 1.670% of the city.
What internet speeds do I get?
Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.
How do I get faster internet?
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.
Where can I find free Wi-Fi near me?
Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.