Internet providers in 81050

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81050 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable90%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 40 MbpsDSL83%
SECOM $59.95 100 - 300 MbpsFiber-optic15%
Dalton Telephone Co. $99.95 55 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.887%
Dalton Telephone Co. $99.95 55 - 10 MbpsDSL1.887%
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81050 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 81050 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 81050 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 17% of those living in the 81050 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 81050 area, and 91.70% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 81050, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 81050

The largest internet providers serving the 81050 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and SECOM bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 81050 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 83% of the area. La Junta’s third most-available internet provider, SECOM, offers fiber-optic to around 15% of residents in the 81050 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 81050 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 81050 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in La Junta, $55.69.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in La Junta, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in 81050 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all La Junta's providers, 219 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

40 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

83%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 81050 ZIP code, covering 83% 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 $45/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in La Junta, $55.69.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in La Junta, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 40 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 81050 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all La Junta's providers, 219 Mbps.

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SECOM fiber-optic internet

Provider

SECOM

Starting price*
$59.95/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

300 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Fiber-optic from SECOM offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 81050 ZIP code, covering 15% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from SECOM is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 81050 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for SECOM start at $59.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in La Junta, $55.69.

SECOM customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in La Junta, $0.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, SECOM offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 300 Mbps in 81050 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all La Junta's providers, 219 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 81050 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 81050 and the greater La Junta area. HughesNet starting prices are about average in La Junta at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are lower than average in La Junta at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 81050 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 La Junta may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 La Junta cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 81050 frequently asked questions

Dalton Telephone Co. is the fastest internet provider in the 81050 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.887% of households in 81050. The next fastest internet provider in the 81050 ZIP code is SECOM, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 15% of the area.

Viaero Wireless offers the cheapest internet in the 81050 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in La Junta, $55.69.

SECOM is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 81050 ZIP code, covering 15% of the city. Dalton Telephone Co. also offers fiber internet in 81050 and is available to 1.887% of households.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.