Internet providers in Golden, CO

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Golden, CO internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.393%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL64%
NewCloudNetworks - -Wired5.480%
Wiggins Telephone Association $35.00 3 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.032%
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Golden internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Golden 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 Golden area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Golden residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 2.420% of those living in Golden.

There are eight internet providers serving the Golden area, and 96.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Golden's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Golden

The largest internet providers in Golden are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Golden.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Golden residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 64% of the area. Golden’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Golden residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Golden covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Golden 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 Golden, $48.31.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Golden, $2.42.

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 Golden. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Golden's providers, 380 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

64%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Golden covering 64% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Golden 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 Golden, $48.31.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Golden, $2.42.

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 Golden. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Golden's providers, 380 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Golden covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Golden 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Golden, $48.31.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Golden, $2.42.

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 Golden. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Golden's providers, 380 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Golden with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.393% of households in Golden. The next fastest internet provider in Golden is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Golden with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Golden, $48.31.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Golden, covering 1.393% of the city. Wiggins Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in Golden and is available to 1.032% of households.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.

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.