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Internet providers in 80521

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable84%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic9.041%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL67%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 300 MbpsCable26%
NewCloud Networks - -Wired3.960%
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80521 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 80521 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 80521 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.040% of those living in the 80521 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 80521 area, and 98.32% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 80521, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 80521

The largest internet providers serving the 80521 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and TDS Telecom bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to most in the 80521 ZIP code, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 67% of the area. Fort Collins’s third most-available internet provider, TDS Telecom, offers cable to around 26% of residents in the 80521 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

84%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 80521 ZIP code, covering 84% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 80521 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Collins, $43.32.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Collins, $3.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in 80521 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Collins's providers, 413 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

67%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 80521 ZIP code, covering 67% 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 Fort Collins, $43.32.

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 Fort Collins, $3.09.

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 80521 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Collins's providers, 413 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

26%

Cable from TDS Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 80521 ZIP code, covering 26% of the area.

TDS Telecom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 80521 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Collins, $43.32.

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 Fort Collins, $3.09.

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 80521 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 26% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Collins's providers, 413 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 80521 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 80521 and the greater Fort Collins area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fort Collins at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Fort Collins at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 80521 ZIP, 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 Fort Collins 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 Fort Collins cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 80521 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 80521 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 9.041% of households in 80521. The next fastest internet provider in the 80521 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 84% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 80521 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Collins, $43.32.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 80521 ZIP code, covering 9.041% of the city.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.