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Internet providers in 81303

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81303 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable38%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL76%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.240%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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81303 internet service at a glance

At 56%, broadband coverage in the 81303 ZIP code is much lower than the rest of Colorado - 91%, and much lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 81303 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 40% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 29% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 13% of those living in the 81303 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 81303 area, and 36.20% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among six internet providers in 81303, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Durango

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 1 Mbps 0 Mbps DSL
Mammoth Networks 94 Mbps 25 Mbps Wireless
Spectrum 123 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 81303

The largest internet providers serving the 81303 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to many in the 81303 ZIP code, covering 38% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 76% of the area. Durango’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 81303 ZIP code.

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

38%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 81303 ZIP code, covering 38% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 81303 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 Durango, $54.98.

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 Durango, $0.76.

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 81303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 38% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Durango's providers, 68 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

76%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 81303 ZIP code, covering 76% 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Durango, $54.98.

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 Durango, $0.76.

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 81303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 76% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Durango's providers, 68 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 the 81303 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 81303 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Durango, $54.98.

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 Durango, $0.76.

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 81303 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Durango's providers, 68 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 81303 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 81303 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 38% of households in 81303. The next fastest internet provider in the 81303 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 76% of the area.

AlignTec offers the cheapest internet in the 81303 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Durango, $54.98.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 81303 ZIP code, covering 0.240% of the city.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.