Many of the blue- and white-collar workers in Hurricane telecommute to their jobs. The residents of this small city are well-educated and lower-middle income. Residents depend on their internet services to connect with their employers and clients as well to further their education and career goals. Compared with 93% of Utah, 100% of Hurricane residents have access to high-speed internet.
Telephone and Data Systems provides cable connectivity to 99% of Hurricane homes. DSL is provided by CenturyLink to 89% of residents and by InfoWest to 65% of homes between Rte. 59 and I-15. In addition, fiber optics are slowly being introduced to the area. Currently, CenturyLink offers this service to 1% of Hurricane homes.