Fort Carson is located in Colorado Springs. The majority of residents (more than 60%) are in the military and rent their homes or apartments, as they tend to be somewhat transient in nature. In fact, every five years, the population is almost 100% different than it had been. Nearly 40% of residents live at or below the poverty line. Due to the high turn-over in the housing market, the demand for high-speed internet is less in Fort Carson than in other areas. However, 71% of the town can get high-speed internet. This is less than the 82% of Colorado residents with access to the service.
DSL options are offered by two providers. Integra Telecom reaches 100% of Fort Carson residents while CenturyLink provides the service to 28% of residents from 1-25 to Chiles Ave. Telephone and Data Systems offers cable internet to 71% of residents in that same area.
Businesses in the area connect to the internet with Megapath. They reach 100% of businesses with copper wire connections and 64% of commercial enterprises with DSL.