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Internet providers in Vail, AZ

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Vail, AZ internet providers

Provider
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable61%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic18%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL75%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Simply Bits $59.95 30 - 12 MbpsWireless100%
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Vail internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Vail 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 Vail area will have access to DSL, which covers 89% of Vail residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 61% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 18% of those living in Vail.

There are five internet providers serving the Vail area, and 51.60% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Vail's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Vail

The largest internet providers in Vail are Cox and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Vail.

Cable internet from Cox is available to most Vail residents, covering 61% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 75% of the area. Vail’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 18% of Vail residents.

Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

61%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to most households in Vail covering 61% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Vail 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 Vail, $48.98.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Vail, $2.23.

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 Vail. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Vail's providers, 297 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

75%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Vail covering 75% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Vail 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 Vail, $48.98.

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 Vail, $2.23.

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 Vail. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Vail's providers, 297 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

18%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Vail covering 18% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Vail than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Vail, $48.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Vail, $2.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Vail. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Vail's providers, 297 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Vail, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Vail, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet offers 100% availability in Vail and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Vail at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Vail residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Vail may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Vail DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Vail with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 18% of households in Vail. The next fastest internet provider in Vail is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 61% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Vail with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Vail, $48.98.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Vail, covering 18% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.