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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable89%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL64%
Clearnetworx LLC - -Cable100%
Clearnetworx LLC - -DSL100%
Clearnetworx LLC - -Fiber-optic100%
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81401 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 81401 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 81401 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 100% of those living in the 81401 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 81401 area, and 97.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 81401, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 81401

The largest internet providers serving the 81401 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 81401 ZIP code, covering 89% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 64% of the area. Montrose’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 81401 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

89%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 81401 ZIP code, covering 89% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 81401 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $47.99.

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 Montrose, $2.09.

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 81401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 89% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 49 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

64%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 81401 ZIP code, covering 64% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $47.99.

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 Montrose, $2.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 81401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 49 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 the 81401 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 81401 ZIP 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 Montrose, $47.99.

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 Montrose, $2.09.

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 81401 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 49 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 81401 frequently asked questions

USConnect Holdings, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in the 81401 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 2.394% of households in 81401. The next fastest internet provider in the 81401 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 89% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 81401 ZIP with service starting at $39.95/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $47.99.

Clearnetworx LLC is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 81401 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city. USConnect Holdings, Inc. also offers fiber internet in 81401 and is available to 2.394% of households.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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.

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%.