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Internet providers in Lafayette, CO

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Lafayette, CO internet providers

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable97%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.929%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL86%
GTT Communications - -DSL14%
NewCloud Networks - -Wired2.229%
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Lafayette internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Lafayette 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 Lafayette area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Lafayette residents. Cable 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 1.930% of those living in Lafayette.

There are eight internet providers serving the Lafayette area, and 97.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lafayette'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 Lafayette

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Lafayette residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 86% of the area. Lafayette’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Lafayette residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Lafayette covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lafayette 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 Lafayette, $45.81.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lafayette, $2.41.

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 Lafayette. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 364 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

86%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Lafayette covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Lafayette 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 Lafayette, $45.81.

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 Lafayette, $2.41.

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 Lafayette. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 364 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 Lafayette covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Lafayette 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 Lafayette, $45.81.

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 Lafayette, $2.41.

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 Lafayette. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lafayette's providers, 364 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Lafayette with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.929% of households in Lafayette. The next fastest internet provider in Lafayette is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Lafayette with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lafayette, $45.81.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lafayette, covering 1.929% of the city.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.