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Internet providers in Steamboat Springs, CO

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable97%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL65%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic0.762%
Visionary Communications, Inc. - -DSL11%
Visionary Communications, Inc. - -Wired7.759%
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Steamboat Springs internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Steamboat Springs 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 Steamboat Springs area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Steamboat Springs residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Steamboat Springs, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Steamboat Springs area, and 96.85% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Steamboat Springs's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Steamboat Springs

The largest internet providers in Steamboat Springs are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Steamboat Springs.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Steamboat Springs residents, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 65% of the area. Steamboat Springs’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Steamboat Springs residents.

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 Steamboat Springs covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Steamboat Springs 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 Steamboat Springs, $46.24.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Steamboat Springs, $2.43.

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 Steamboat Springs. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Steamboat Springs's providers, 304 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

65%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in Steamboat Springs covering 65% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Steamboat Springs 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 Steamboat Springs, $46.24.

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 Steamboat Springs, $2.43.

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 Steamboat Springs. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Steamboat Springs's providers, 304 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 Steamboat Springs covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Steamboat Springs 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 Steamboat Springs, $46.24.

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 Steamboat Springs, $2.43.

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 Steamboat Springs. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Steamboat Springs's providers, 304 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Steamboat Springs with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in Steamboat Springs. The next fastest internet provider in Steamboat Springs is Zirkel Wireless, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 3.940% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Steamboat Springs with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Steamboat Springs, $46.24.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Steamboat Springs, covering 0.762% of the city.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

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.