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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.

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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

5,961,083 people

2.47 average people per household

$73,435 average income per household

41 average age per household

60% of population employed


4% higher than national average

Ranked 12th nationally


2% higher than national average

Ranked 33rd nationally


11% higher than national average

Ranked 44th nationally


6% higher than national average

Ranked 14th 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
Google Fiber Webpass 232.92 Mbps 257.09 Mbps 47.59% View Plans for Google Fiber Webpass
Allo Communications 209.2 Mbps 197.1 Mbps 80% View Plans for ALLO Communications
XFINITY 200.99 Mbps 23.43 Mbps 95.78% View Plans for Xfinity
97% of people in Colorado have access to 100Mbps or faster broadband, ranking 41st nationally.

Internet by tech type

Internet tech type Avg download speed % of people with access % availability Learn more
5G Home 245 Mbps 84.1% 52.02% See all providers for 5G Home
Cable 1009.7 Mbps 91.97% 93.24% See all providers for Cable
DSL 131 Mbps 66.22% 55.24% See all providers for DSL
Fiber 1254.35 Mbps 75.97% 67.85% See all providers for Fiber
Fixed Wireless 226.48 Mbps 84.84% 70.45% See all providers for Fixed Wireless
LTE Home 150 Mbps 0.69% 98% See all providers for LTE Home
Satellite 129.38 Mbps 95.94% 97.35% See all providers for Satellite

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 53% XFINITY
Centennial 216.6 Mbps 121.42 Mbps 45% Ting
Highlands Ranch 204.12 Mbps 23 Mbps 48% XFINITY
Greeley 202.92 Mbps 33.24 Mbps 52% XFINITY
Thornton 201.09 Mbps 25.76 Mbps 49% TDS Telecom
Monument 198.96 Mbps 22.78 Mbps 66% XFINITY
Erie 198.23 Mbps 24.86 Mbps 68% CenturyLink
Castle Rock 190.82 Mbps 26.65 Mbps 70% 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


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
InfoWest, Inc.


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 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.

Colorado FAQs

What are the best internet providers in Colorado?

Xfinity and CenturyLink are the best internet providers in Colorado. Xfinity has the widest reach, covering the majority of population in the state, and it also has a wealth of cable internet speeds and prices to choose from. CenturyLink meanwhile has affordably-priced fiber internet plans in some cities, getting you top-level performance with symmetrical speeds.

What are the fastest internet providers in Colorado?

CenturyLink, Ting, and Google Fiber Webpass are the fastest internet providers in Colorado. They’re all fiber internet providers, capable of getting you gigabit upload and download speeds.

What are the cheapest internet providers in Colorado?

Xfinity, T-Mobile 5G Home Internet, and Starry Internet are the cheapest internet providers in Colorado. Xfinity has plans that cost less than $30 a month, while Starry and T-Mobile get you 5G home internet for a flat monthly fee of $50 or less with no hidden charges or data caps.

What is the best Verizon package deal?

The best Verizon package deal is Verizon 5G Home Internet—you can get it for just $25 a month when you bundle it with a qualifying 5G phone plan. Verizon 5G Home Internet isn’t widely available across Colorado but it may be online soon in Denver.

What is the best Xfinity package?

The best Xfinity package is the Fast plan, which gets you an impressive, 400Mbps download speeds for $50 a month. For 24 months. No term contract. Taxes not included. Includes $10/mo automatic payments and paperless billing discount. Not available in all areas.

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