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Internet providers in Alamosa, CO

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Alamosa, CO internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable97%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL85%
Jade Communications $80.00 -Fiber-optic0.271%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Alamosa internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Alamosa is comparable to the rest of Colorado - 91%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Alamosa area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Alamosa residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 25% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.860% of those living in Alamosa.

There are six internet providers serving the Alamosa area, and 93.79% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Alamosa's six internet providers, prices start at $35 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Alamosa

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 100 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 40 Mbps 42 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Alamosa

The largest internet providers in Alamosa are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Alamosa.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Alamosa residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 85% of the area. Alamosa’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Alamosa residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Alamosa covering 97% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Alamosa residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Alamosa, $53.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alamosa, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Alamosa. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alamosa's providers, 49 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

85%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Alamosa covering 85% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Alamosa 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 Alamosa, $53.99.

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 Alamosa, $0.77.

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 Alamosa. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Alamosa's providers, 49 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Alamosa covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Alamosa 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Alamosa, $53.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Alamosa, $0.77.

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 Alamosa. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Alamosa's providers, 49 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Alamosa with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Alamosa. The next fastest internet provider in Alamosa is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 85% of the area.

Viaero Wireless offers the cheapest internet in Alamosa with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Alamosa, $53.99.

Jade Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Alamosa, covering 0.271% 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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.