Internet providers in 81005

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable97%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL75%
Dalton Telephone Co. $99.95 55 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic14%
Dalton Telephone Co. $99.95 55 - 10 MbpsDSL14%
Pine Drive Telephone - -DSL3.255%
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81005 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 81005 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 81005 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. 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 14% of those living in the 81005 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 81005 area, and 97.23% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 81005, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 81005

The largest internet providers serving the 81005 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and Dalton Telephone Co. bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 81005 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 75% of the area. Pueblo’s third most-available internet provider, Dalton Telephone Co., offers DSL to around 14% of residents in the 81005 ZIP code.

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 the 81005 ZIP code, covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 81005 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 Pueblo, $57.48.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pueblo, $0.77.

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 81005 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Pueblo's providers, 383 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

75%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 81005 ZIP code, covering 75% 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 significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Pueblo, $57.48.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pueblo, $0.77.

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 81005 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pueblo's providers, 383 Mbps.

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Dalton Telephone Co. DSL internet

Provider

Dalton Telephone Co.

Starting price*
$99.95/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

14%

DSL from Dalton Telephone Co. offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 81005 ZIP code, covering 14% of the area.

DSL internet from Dalton Telephone Co. 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 Dalton Telephone Co. start at $99.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Pueblo, $57.48.

Dalton Telephone Co. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 55 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.82 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pueblo, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Dalton Telephone Co. offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 81005 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Pueblo's providers, 383 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 81005 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 81005 and the greater Pueblo area. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Pueblo at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are lower than average in Pueblo at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 81005 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 81005 frequently asked questions

Dalton Telephone Co. is the fastest internet provider in the 81005 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 14% of households in 81005. The next fastest internet provider in the 81005 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 81005 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pueblo, $57.48.

Dalton Telephone Co. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 81005 ZIP code, covering 14% of the city. SECOM also offers fiber internet in 81005 and is available to 0.137% of households.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

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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.