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Internet providers in 81403

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81403 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL100%
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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81403 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 81403 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 81403 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 81403 ZIP code.

There are six internet providers serving the 81403 area. Among six internet providers in 81403, 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
Rise Broadband 18 Mbps 6 Mbps Wireless
Spectrum 120 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 2 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Clearnetworx 61 Mbps 52 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 81403

The largest internet providers serving the 81403 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Clearnetworx bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 81403 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 100% of the area. Montrose’s third most-available internet provider, Clearnetworx, offers cable to around 100% of residents in the 81403 ZIP code.

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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 81403 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 81403 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $53.32.

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, $0.33.

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 81403 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 90 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to all households in the 81403 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $53.32.

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, $0.33.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 81403 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 90 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 the 81403 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Clearnetworx’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 81403 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, $53.32.

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, $0.33.

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 81403 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Montrose's providers, 90 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 81403 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 81403 and the greater Montrose area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly 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 in the 81403 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 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 providers in 81403 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 81403 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 81403. The next fastest internet provider in the 81403 ZIP code is Clearnetworx, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 81403 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Montrose, $53.32.

Clearnetworx is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 81403 ZIP code, covering 100% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.