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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL97%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rasure Consulting, LLC - -Wireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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Gunnison internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Gunnison 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 Gunnison area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Gunnison residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Gunnison, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Gunnison area, and 97.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Gunnison's five internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Gunnison

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Gunnison residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 97% of the area. Gunnison’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Gunnison residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Gunnison covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Gunnison, $50.00.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gunnison, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Gunnison. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Gunnison's providers, 58 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Gunnison covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Gunnison 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Gunnison, $50.00.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gunnison, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Gunnison. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Gunnison's providers, 58 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 Gunnison covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Gunnison 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Gunnison, $50.00.

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 Gunnison, $1.85.

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 Gunnison. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Gunnison's providers, 58 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Gunnison with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Gunnison. The next fastest internet provider in Gunnison is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Gunnison with plans starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Gunnison, $50.00.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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.