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Internet providers in Sterling, CO

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Provider
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 100 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL98%
Kentec Communications, Inc. - -Fiber-optic53%
Wiggins Telephone Association - -Fiber-optic1.551%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sterling internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sterling 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 Sterling area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Sterling residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 53% of those living in Sterling.

There are nine internet providers serving the Sterling area, and 97.57% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sterling's nine internet providers, prices start at $44.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Sterling

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Sterling residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 98% of the area. Sterling’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Sterling residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Sterling covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Sterling 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 Sterling, $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 Sterling, $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 Sterling. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Sterling's providers, 58 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

98%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Sterling covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Sterling 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 Sterling, $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 Sterling, $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 40 Mbps in Sterling. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Sterling's providers, 58 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 Sterling covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Sterling 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 Sterling, $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 Sterling, $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 Sterling. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Sterling's providers, 58 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Kentec Communications, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Sterling with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 53% of households in Sterling. The next fastest internet provider in Sterling is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Kentec Communications, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Sterling, covering 53% of the city. Wiggins Telephone Association also offers fiber internet in Sterling and is available to 1.551% of households.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.