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Internet providers in Montrose, CO

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Montrose, CO internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable97%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL71%
Clearnetworx $55.00 150 - 1,000 MbpsCable100%
Clearnetworx $55.00 150 - 1,000 MbpsDSL100%
Clearnetworx $55.00 150 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
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Montrose internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Montrose 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 Montrose area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Montrose residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 29% of those living in Montrose.

There are seven internet providers serving the Montrose area, and 98.16% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Montrose's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Montrose

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 0 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 2 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Spectrum 137 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 18 Mbps 6 Mbps Wireless
Clearnetworx 70 Mbps 64 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Montrose

The largest internet providers in Montrose are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Clearnetworx bringing cable and DSL options to Montrose.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Montrose residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 71% of the area. Montrose’s third most-available internet provider, Clearnetworx, offers cable to around 100% of Montrose residents.

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

97%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $56.41.

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 Montrose, $0.39.

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 Montrose. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 237 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

71%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Montrose covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Montrose 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $56.41.

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 Montrose, $0.39.

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 Montrose. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 237 Mbps.

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Clearnetworx cable internet

Provider

Clearnetworx

Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

98 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Clearnetworx offers broadband to all households in Montrose covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Clearnetworx start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $56.41.

Clearnetworx customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 150 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.37 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Montrose, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Clearnetworx offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 98 Mbps in Montrose. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 237 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Montrose, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Montrose, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Montrose and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Montrose at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Montrose at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Montrose residents, 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 Montrose may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Montrose cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Montrose with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Montrose. The next fastest internet provider in Montrose is Clearnetworx, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Montrose with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $56.41.

Clearnetworx is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Montrose, covering 100% of the city. Dalton Telephone Co. also offers fiber internet in Montrose and is available to 1.647% of households.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.