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Internet providers in Cortez, CO

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Cortez, CO internet providers

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CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL97%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 300 MbpsCable93%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
Tarkus Enterprises, LLC - -Wireless1.762%
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Cortez internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Cortez 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 Cortez area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of Cortez residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Cortez, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Cortez area, and 91.58% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Cortez's five internet providers, prices start at $35 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Cortez

The largest internet providers in Cortez are CenturyLink, TDS Telecom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Cortez.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all Cortez residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from TDS Telecom, which covers 93% of the area. Cortez’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Cortez residents.

CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Cortez covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Cortez 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 Cortez, $47.50.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cortez, $3.65.

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 Cortez. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Cortez's providers, 108 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom cable internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Cable from TDS Telecom offers broadband to nearly all households in Cortez covering 93% of the area.

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

Internet prices for TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Cortez, $47.50.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cortez, $3.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Cortez. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Cortez's providers, 108 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 Cortez covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Cortez 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 Cortez, $47.50.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Cortez, $3.65.

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 Cortez. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Cortez's providers, 108 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

TDS Telecom is the fastest internet provider in Cortez with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 93% of households in Cortez. The next fastest internet provider in Cortez is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 97% of the area.

TDS Telecom offers the cheapest internet in Cortez with plans starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Cortez, $47.50.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.