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Internet providers in 80521

Find internet providers serving the 80521 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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80521 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable84%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL67%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic9.040%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable26%
NewCloudNetworks - -Wired3.960%
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80521 internet service at a glance

At 99%, 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 cable, which covers 98% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 44% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 32% 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 $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fort Collins

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 22 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 107 Mbps 45 Mbps DSL
Rise Broadband 18 Mbps 4 Mbps Wireless
Xfinity 149 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 80521

The largest internet providers serving the 80521 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite 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, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 80521 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 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, $48.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Collins, $1.88.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 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, 436 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

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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fort Collins, $48.98.

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 Fort Collins, $1.88.

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 80521 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 67% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Collins's providers, 436 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 80521 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 80521 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 Fort Collins, $48.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Fort Collins, $1.88.

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 80521 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Collins's providers, 436 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 80521 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 80521 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 84% of households in 80521. The next fastest internet provider in the 80521 ZIP code is BendBroadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 26% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 80521 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Collins, $48.98.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 80521 ZIP code, covering 9.040% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.