Internet providers in Salida, CO

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Salida internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Salida 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 Salida area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Salida residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Salida, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Salida area, and 98.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Salida's six internet providers, prices start at $49 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Salida

The largest internet providers in Salida are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Salida.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Salida residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 96% of the area. Salida’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Salida residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Salida covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Salida 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 Salida, $52.25.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salida, $2.38.

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 Salida. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Salida's providers, 59 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$49/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Salida covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Salida 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 $49/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Salida, $52.25.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.08 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salida, $2.38.

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 Salida. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Salida'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 Salida covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Salida 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 Salida, $52.25.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Salida, $2.38.

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

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Salida, CO internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 99%
CenturyLink $49/mo. 12 - 100 Mbps DSL 96%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 Mbps Satellite 100%
Chaffee County Telecom, LLC - - Wireless 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Salida with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Salida. The next fastest internet provider in Salida is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 96% of the area.

CenturyLink offers the cheapest internet in Salida with plans starting at $49/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Salida, $52.25.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

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.

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.

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.