Internet providers in 81240

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81240 internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable83%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL68%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
Southeast Colorado Power Association - -Wireless73%
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81240 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 81240 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 81240 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 85% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Penrose, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 81240 area, and 69.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 81240, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 81240

The largest internet providers serving the 81240 ZIP code are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to most in the 81240 ZIP code, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 68% of the area. Penrose’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 81240 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 81240 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 81240 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Penrose, $50.00.

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 Penrose, $1.85.

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 81240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Penrose's providers, 59 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 81240 ZIP code, covering 68% 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Penrose, $50.00.

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 Penrose, $1.85.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 81240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Penrose's providers, 59 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 81240 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 81240 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Penrose, $50.00.

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 Penrose, $1.85.

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 81240 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Penrose's providers, 59 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 81240 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 81240 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 81240. The next fastest internet provider in the 81240 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 68% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in the 81240 ZIP with service starting at $44.99/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Penrose, $50.00.

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.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

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