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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Colorado

Colorado’s internet options vary depending on where you live. Major cities like Denver and Boulder have access to high-speed cable, fiber, and DSL connections through providers like Xfinity and CenturyLink. You can also find 5G-based providers T-Mobile Home Internet and Starry Internet in some places, giving you solid speeds at budget prices. If you’re in a rural area, though, your best bet is a fixed wireless provider like Rise Broadband.

Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars from customers in Colorado.

That ranks Colorado 20th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.

Learn more about our methodology

Internet customer satisfaction in Colorado

 3.7/5 average customer satisfaction rating
 20th national ranking for customer satisfaction

$69.27 average price per payment for internet, per household

84.6% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs

3.7/5 average customer service rating of internet services

3.7/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide

Population:
5,961,083 people

2.46 average people per household

$71,053 average income per household

42 average age per household

59% of population employed

89

3% higher than national average

Ranked 21st nationally

76

2% higher than national average

Ranked 36th nationally

97%

11% higher than national average

Ranked 44th nationally

82%

5% higher than national average

Ranked 18th nationally

Average download speed
132.4 Mbps

1.37% lower than national average
Ranks 22nd nationally

Average upload speed
42.1 Mbps

37.08% lower than national average
Ranks 39th nationally
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Fastest internet providers in Colorado

Provider Avg download speed Avg upload speed Availability Order online
Verizon Home Internet 352.1 Mbps 232.69 Mbps 98.68%
Ting 248.11 Mbps 213.08 Mbps 50.71% View Plans for Ting
Pavlov Media 224.79 Mbps 120.75 Mbps 100% View Plans for Pavlov Media
Allo Communications 208.26 Mbps 198.65 Mbps 80% View Plans for ALLO Communications
XFINITY 200.99 Mbps 23.43 Mbps 95.78% View Plans for Xfinity
96% of people in Colorado have access to 100Mbps or faster broadband, ranking 42nd nationally.

Internet by tech type

Internet tech type Avg download speed % of people with access % availability Learn more
Satellite 109.76 Mbps 25.18% 98.88% See all providers for Satellite
LTE Home 150 Mbps 0.69% 98% See all providers for LTE Home
Fixed Wireless 217.85 Mbps 88.9% 71.82% See all providers for Fixed Wireless
Fiber 977.56 Mbps 76.08% 52.91% See all providers for Fiber
DSL 114.68 Mbps 56.73% 54.69% See all providers for DSL
Cable 981.42 Mbps 92.29% 89.68% See all providers for Cable
5G Home 244.51 Mbps 84.19% 52.07% See all providers for 5G Home

Best cities for internet in Colorado

Cities in Colorado with the fastest internet

City Avg download speed Avg upload speed Fiber availability Fastest provider
Frederick 218.57 Mbps 80.85 Mbps 47% XFINITY
Centennial 216.6 Mbps 121.42 Mbps 38% Ting
Highlands Ranch 204.12 Mbps 23 Mbps 38% XFINITY
Greeley 202.92 Mbps 33.24 Mbps 48% XFINITY
Thornton 201.09 Mbps 25.76 Mbps 44% TDS Telecom
Monument 198.96 Mbps 22.78 Mbps 45% XFINITY
Erie 198.23 Mbps 24.86 Mbps 48% CenturyLink
Castle Rock 190.82 Mbps 26.65 Mbps 52% XFINITY

Frederick is the best city in Colorado for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Centennial and Highlands Ranch also earn top rankings, according to our data.

The most connected cities in Colorado

City Population Percent with access to high speed internet Percent with access to fiber internet Percent with access to 3+ providers
Denver 710,800 100% 100% 100%
Colorado Springs 479,612 100% 100% 100%
Aurora 387,349 100% 100% 100%
Littleton 45,531 100% 100% 100%
Lakewood 156,149 100% 100% 100%
Thornton 141,799 100% 100% 100%
Westminster 115,502 100% 100% 100%
Arvada 123,066 100% 100% 100%

Denver is the most internet-connected city in Colorado. Denver makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Denver's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Colorado Springs and Aurora also make it to the top of our list.

Top cities in Colorado

Denver

Population: 710,800

Median income: $75,590

96.06 Mbps
avg. download speed

47.38 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP

Colorado Springs

Population: 479,612

Median income: $70,850

141.51 Mbps
avg. download speed

49.58 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
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Aurora

Population: 387,349

Median income: $86,366

187.16 Mbps
avg. download speed

32.28 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP

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Methodology

HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.

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