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Internet providers in 80817

Find internet providers serving the 80817 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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80817 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL86%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic11%
PCI - -Fiber-optic9.140%
NewCloudNetworks - -Wired1.070%
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80817 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 80817 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 80817 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 99% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 58% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in the 80817 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 80817 area, and 99.12% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 80817, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Fountain

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 2 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 151 Mbps 15 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 26 Mbps 8 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 63 Mbps 31 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 80817

The largest internet providers serving the 80817 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 80817 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 86% of the area. Fountain’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 11% of residents in the 80817 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 80817 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 80817 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 Fountain, $53.55.

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 Fountain, $1.53.

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 80817 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fountain's providers, 186 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

86%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 80817 ZIP code, covering 86% 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 Fountain, $53.55.

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 Fountain, $1.53.

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 80817 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fountain's providers, 186 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

11%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 80817 ZIP code, covering 11% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 80817 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Fountain, $53.55.

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 Fountain, $1.53.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 80817 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 11% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Fountain's providers, 186 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 80817 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 80817 and the greater Fountain area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fountain at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Fountain at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 80817 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 Fountain may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Fountain cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 80817 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 80817 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 80817. The next fastest internet provider in the 80817 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 80817 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Fountain, $53.55.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 80817 ZIP code, covering 11% of the city. PCI also offers fiber internet in 80817 and is available to 9.140% of households.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.