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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable97%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 20 MbpsDSL98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $39.95 5 - 5 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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81520 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 81520 ZIP code 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 81520 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Clifton, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 81520 area, and 96.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 81520, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 81520

The largest internet providers serving the 81520 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 81520 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 98% of the area. Clifton’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 81520 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 81520 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 81520 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Clifton, $47.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clifton, $2.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 81520 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Clifton's providers, 31 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 81520 ZIP code, covering 98% 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 Clifton, $47.99.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clifton, $2.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 81520 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Clifton's providers, 31 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 81520 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 81520 ZIP 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 significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Clifton, $47.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Clifton, $2.09.

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 81520 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Clifton's providers, 31 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 81520 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 81520 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 81520. The next fastest internet provider in the 81520 ZIP code is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 81520 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Clifton, $47.99.

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.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.