Internet providers in Highlands Ranch, CO

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At 99%, broadband coverage in Highlands Ranch 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 Highlands Ranch area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Highlands Ranch residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.060% of those living in Highlands Ranch.

There are nine internet providers serving the Highlands Ranch area, and 93.74% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Highlands Ranch's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Highlands Ranch

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Highlands Ranch residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 94% of the area. Highlands Ranch’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Highlands Ranch 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 Highlands Ranch covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Highlands Ranch 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 Highlands Ranch, $51.79.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highlands Ranch, $3.70.

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 Highlands Ranch. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Highlands Ranch's providers, 436 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Highlands Ranch covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Highlands Ranch 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Highlands Ranch, $51.79.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highlands Ranch, $3.70.

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 Highlands Ranch. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Highlands Ranch's providers, 436 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 Highlands Ranch covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Highlands Ranch 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 Highlands Ranch, $51.79.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Highlands Ranch, $3.70.

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 Highlands Ranch. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Highlands Ranch's providers, 436 Mbps.

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Highlands Ranch, CO internet providers

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 Mbps Cable 98%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 1.060%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 140 Mbps DSL 94%
iLOKA Inc. - - Wired 3.132%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - - DSL 2.043%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Highlands Ranch with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.060% of households in Highlands Ranch. The next fastest internet provider in Highlands Ranch is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Highlands Ranch with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Highlands Ranch, $51.79.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Highlands Ranch, covering 1.060% of the city.

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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.

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%.