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Internet providers in 81505

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81505 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable82%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL80%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic3.940%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
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81505 internet service at a glance

At 87%, broadband coverage in the 81505 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 81505 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 83% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 23% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.340% of those living in the 81505 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 81505 area, and 81.91% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 81505, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Grand Junction

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Rise Broadband 34 Mbps 35 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 72 Mbps 85 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 120 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 81505

The largest internet providers serving the 81505 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 81505 ZIP code, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 80% of the area. Grand Junction’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 81505 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

82%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 81505 ZIP code, covering 82% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 81505 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Grand Junction, $52.98.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Junction, $0.70.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 81505 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Grand Junction's providers, 249 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

80%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 81505 ZIP code, covering 80% 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 Grand Junction, $52.98.

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 Grand Junction, $0.70.

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 81505 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 80% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Grand Junction's providers, 249 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 81505 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 81505 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 Grand Junction, $52.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Grand Junction, $0.70.

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 81505 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Grand Junction's providers, 249 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 81505 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 81505 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 82% of households in 81505. The next fastest internet provider in the 81505 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 80% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 81505 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Grand Junction, $52.98.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 81505 ZIP code, covering 3.940% of the city.

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.

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.

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.