High Speed Internet Providers in
The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO

29
Providers
6
Deals
1.2 Gbps
Max Speed

Best Internet Providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO

We've found 29 internet providers in your area including 6 internet provider deals. The fastest download speed available in your area for residential plans is 1.2 Gbps! Residential, business and mobile internet providers for The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are shown below.

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Yes! Residential Internet Deals are Available in your Area

Providers with Special Offers
Internet Service Type
Special Offers
DSL up to 140 Mbps
Fiber up to 940 Mbps
940 Mbps! CenturyLink provides internet in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO using Asymmetric xDSL technology with max speeds of 140 Mbps down and 20 Mbps up and Fiber to the End User technology with max speeds of 940 Mbps down and 940 Mbps up. Use our internet comparison form to check which internet service is available at a specific address.
Cable up to 1.2 Gbps
1.2 Gbps! Xfinity provides internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO using Cable Modem technology with maximum download speeds of 1.2 Gbps and maximum uploads of 35 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
DSL up to 100 Mbps
100 Mbps! Fidium Fiber provides internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO using Asymmetric xDSL technology with maximum download speeds of 100 Mbps and maximum uploads of 10 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
Satellite up to 25 Mbps
25 Mbps! HughesNet provides internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO using Geostationary Satellite Internet technology with maximum download speeds of 25 Mbps and maximum uploads of 3 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
Wireless up to 100 Mbps
100 Mbps! Rise Broadband provides internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO using Terrestrial Fixed Wireless technology with maximum download speeds of 100 Mbps and maximum uploads of 20 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
Satellite up to 150 Mbps
150 Mbps! Viasat provides internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO using Geostationary Satellite Internet technology with maximum download speeds of 150 Mbps and maximum uploads of 3 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.

Other Internet Providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO (As of 2024)

Company
Technology
Max Download Speeds
Wireless
25 Mbps
Wireless
50 Mbps
Wireless
250 Mbps
Wireless, Cable and Fiber
200 Mbps to 1.0 Gbps
Fiber
1.0 Gbps
Satellite
50 Mbps
Wireless
100 Mbps
Cable
1.0 Gbps
Fiber
200 Mbps

Yes! Business Internet Deals are Available in your Area

Providers with Special Offers
Internet Service Type
Special Offers
Fiber up to 30 Mbps
30 Mbps! Xfinity provides internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO using Fiber to the End User technology with maximum download speeds of 30 Mbps and maximum uploads of 30 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.
Satellite up to 100 Mbps
100 Mbps! Viasat provides internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO using Geostationary Satellite Internet technology with maximum download speeds of 100 Mbps and maximum uploads of 4 Mbps. Use our internet comparison form to find out if this internet provider serves your specific address or location.

Other Business Internet Providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO (As of 2024)

Company
Technology
Max Download Speeds
Business DSL and Fiber
30 Mbps to 140 Mbps
Business DSL
1.0 Gbps
Business DSL
250 Mbps
UPN
Business Fiber
10.0 Gbps
Business Fiber
10.0 Gbps

Yes! Mobile Wireless Deals are Available in your Area

Providers with Special Offers
Internet Service Type
Special Offers
5G Wireless up to 100 Mbps*

Other Mobile Wireless Providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO (As of 2024)

Company
Technology
Max Download Speeds
4G Wireless
30 Mbps*
Choice Wireless
3G Wireless
less than 10 Mbps*
5G Wireless
100 Mbps*
UNION WIRELESS
3G Wireless
less than 10 Mbps*
5G Wireless
100 Mbps*
Viaero Wireless
4G Wireless
30 Mbps*
* Denotes typical wireless speeds. While theoretical wireless internet download speeds are much higher, user-experienced internet speed can vary greatly depending on user location and network congestion.

Types of Internet Available in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO

DSL, Fiber, Cable, Wireless and Satellite Internet service is available to residential customers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO. While most residential plans are also offered to small businesses, dsl, fiber and satellite business internet plans are also available to customers with specific service requirements. Mobile wireless data plans are also available in this area.

Cable Internet Coverage in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO

Cable Internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are offered by Xfinity, Lyons Communications and TDS Telecom. Cable internet coverage is about 93% throughout the greater The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO area. Coverages drops to 2% if you only include addresses in the area where speeds of at least 1.0 Gbps are offered.

DSL Internet Coverage in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO

DSL Internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are offered by CenturyLink and Fidium Fiber. DSL internet coverage is about 75% throughout the greater The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO area. Coverages drops to 40% if you only include addresses in the area where speeds of at least 50 Mbps are offered.

Fiber Internet Coverage in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO

Fiber Internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are offered by CenturyLink, Lyons Communications, NextLight and xBar7 Communications. Fiber internet coverage is about 43% throughout the greater The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO area. Coverages drops to 29% if you only include addresses in the area where speeds of at least 1.0 Gbps are offered.

Fastest Internet Service Providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO

The fastest advertised internet download speed available in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO is 1.2 Gbps available from Xfinity. The fastest internet providers in the area include Xfinity at 1.2 Gbps, Lyons Communications at 1.0 Gbps and NextLight at 1.0 Gbps. The fastest advertised business-only internet download speed available in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO is 10.0 Gbps available from UPN.

Featured Internet Service Providers in COLORADO

Provider
Technology
Asymmetric xDSL, Fiber to the End User and Terrestrial Fixed Wireless
All Other, Asymmetric xDSL, Cable Modem and Fiber to the End User
Fiber to the End User, All Other, Asymmetric xDSL and Cable Modem
Geostationary Satellite Internet
Asymmetric xDSL, Fiber to the End User and Terrestrial Fixed Wireless
Fiber to the End User and Terrestrial Fixed Wireless
Cable Modem and Fiber to the End User
Asymmetric xDSL, Fiber to the End User and Terrestrial Fixed Wireless
Geostationary Satellite Internet
Cable Modem and Fiber to the End User

FAQs of Internet Providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO


What is a Good Internet Speed?

The fastest residential internet speed in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO is 1.2 Gbps offered by Xfinity. Any speed of 1.0 Gbps or greater should be more than sufficient for most any household and will allow multiple devices to browse the internet, stream videos up to 4K resolution or game online.

If the fastest available internet plan is cost prohibitive, there are other plans available with speeds of 100+ Mbps that should service households with modest needs. This will allow a few devices to connect to the internet at once and at least one device to stream HD media content or play games online.

What are the Best Internet Providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO?

The internet providers with the best combination of coverage and speed in the greater The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO area are Xfinity (Max 1.2 Gbps and 92% coverage), Lyons Communications (Max 1.0 Gbps and 1% coverage), NextLight (Max 1.0 Gbps and 29% coverage), TDS Telecom (Max 1.0 Gbps and 1% coverage) and CenturyLink (Max 940 Mbps and 82% coverage).

What are the Fastest Internet Providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO?

The fastest internet providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO offering residential service plans are Xfinity at 1.2 Gbps, Lyons Communications at 1.0 Gbps, NextLight at 1.0 Gbps, TDS Telecom at 1.0 Gbps and CenturyLink at 940 Mbps.

Which Internet Provider Has the Best Internet Options for Businesses in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO?

While most residential plans are available to small businesses, business-only internet plans are also available in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO. Business Internet plans generally offer higher service availability committments, synchronous data transfer and specialized business services. The fastest business plans offered in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are from UPN (Max 10.0 Gbps), Zayo (Max 10.0 Gbps), Fusion (Max 1.0 Gbps), TPx Communications (Max 250 Mbps) and Allstream (Max 140 Mbps).

What is the best Residential Internet Option in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO?

Fiber optic internet connections are the best residential internet option in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO. Fiber internet providers can offer the highest upload and download speeds to residential customers. Fiber Internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are offered by CenturyLink, Lyons Communications, NextLight and xBar7 Communications. Fiber internet coverage is about 43% throughout the greater The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO area.

Cable and DSL internet services are available in most areas and speeds offered can be very high if the internet provider has upgraded their regional or neighborhood-level infrastructure to fiber. Cable Internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are offered by Xfinity, Lyons Communications and TDS Telecom. Cable internet coverage is about 93% throughout the greater The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO area. DSL Internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are offered by CenturyLink and Fidium Fiber. DSL internet coverage is about 75% throughout the greater The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO area.

If wired internet connections are not available at a specific address, wireless and satellite plans can be a good alternative. Fixed wireless internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are offered by Elevations Ethernet, Hilltop Broadband, LiveWireNet, Lyons Communications, Rise Broadband and T-Mobile US. Satellite internet plans in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO are offered by HughesNet, Starlink and Viasat.

You can find the internet providers serving a particular address by completing our internet service comparison form.

What are the Best Mobile Internet Options in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO?

5G, 4G and 3G mobile wireless service is available in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO from AT&T, Boost Mobile, Choice Wireless, T-Mobile, UNION WIRELESS, Verizon and Viaero Wireless. Satellite internet plans may also allow for mobile internet service, at an additional cost in both equipment and monthly subscription rates depending on the satellite provider.

Should I Buy My Own Router for Internet Set Up in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO?

Most Internet Service providers are now using an all-in-one unit that acts as a modem, router and wireless hotspot providing internet service throughout the home. Some providers will supply this equipment at no additional mnonthly cost, while others will charge a monthly rental fee or offer the unit for purchase outright. Generally speaking it is not advisable to buy the equipment since it can quickly become outdated and may not work with other internet providers. The exception to this are satellite service providers who generally require customers to purchase the equipment. When comparing internet service providers in The Boulder Metropolitan Area, CO be sure to consider equipment fees as part of the overall monthly cost.