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Internet providers in Wheat Ridge, CO

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $65 12 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic10%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 140 MbpsDSL93%
GTT Communications - -DSL2.648%
NewCloud Networks - -Wired1.774%
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Wheat Ridge internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Wheat Ridge 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 Wheat Ridge area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Wheat Ridge residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 10% of those living in Wheat Ridge.

There are eight internet providers serving the Wheat Ridge area, and 99.78% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Wheat Ridge's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Wheat Ridge

The largest internet providers in Wheat Ridge are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Wheat Ridge.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Wheat Ridge residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 93% of the area. Wheat Ridge’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 10% of Wheat Ridge residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Wheat Ridge covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Wheat Ridge 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 Wheat Ridge, $45.81.

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 Wheat Ridge, $2.41.

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 Wheat Ridge. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wheat Ridge's providers, 364 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

93%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Wheat Ridge covering 93% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Wheat Ridge 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 Wheat Ridge, $45.81.

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 Wheat Ridge, $2.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Wheat Ridge. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Wheat Ridge's providers, 364 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

10%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in Wheat Ridge covering 10% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Wheat Ridge than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Wheat Ridge, $45.81.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.42 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Wheat Ridge, $2.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Wheat Ridge. These download speeds are available to 10% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Wheat Ridge's providers, 364 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Wheat Ridge, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Wheat Ridge, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Wheat Ridge and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Wheat Ridge at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Wheat Ridge at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Wheat Ridge residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Wheat Ridge may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Wheat Ridge cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Wheat Ridge with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 10% of households in Wheat Ridge. The next fastest internet provider in Wheat Ridge is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Wheat Ridge with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Wheat Ridge, $45.81.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Wheat Ridge, covering 10% of the city.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.