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Internet providers in 80526

Find internet providers serving the 80526 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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80526 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $30.00 50 - 987 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 140 MbpsDSL84%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $25.00 25 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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80526 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 80526 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 80526 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Fort Collins, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 80526 area, and 94.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 80526, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fort Collins

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Rise Broadband 19 Mbps 5 Mbps Wireless
Xfinity 179 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 127 Mbps 69 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 80526

The largest internet providers serving the 80526 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 80526 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 84% of the area. Fort Collins’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 80526 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 80526 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 80526 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Fort Collins, $47.00.

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, $1.96.

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 80526 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fort Collins's providers, 236 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 80526 ZIP code, covering 84% 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, $47.00.

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, $1.96.

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 80526 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Fort Collins's providers, 236 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 80526 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 80526 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, $47.00.

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, $1.96.

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 80526 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, 236 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 80526 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 80526 ZIP code with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 80526. The next fastest internet provider in the 80526 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 140 Mbps to 84% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 80526 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fort Collins, $47.00.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.

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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.