High Speed Internet in Highlands Ranch, CO

by Mary Burgess

Highlands Ranch is in Colorado's Douglas County near Denver. "Forbes" recognized it as one of the best places to move, and "Business Week" recognized it as one of the best places to raise children. Residents of Highlands Ranch have several options for high-speed Internet service, including broadband, DSL and satellite.

Comcast

Comcast provides XFinity high-speed Internet service to Highlands Ranch through a broadband connection. Download speeds are from up 8 Mbps to up to 50 Mbps. Upload speeds are from 2 Mbps to up to 10 Mbps. Comcast includes 2 GB of online data storage, security software, parental controls, firewall and virus protection and identity theft protection with its high-speed Internet service.

CLEAR

CLEAR provides 4G wireless high-speed Internet service with no preset speed cap or up to 1.5 Mbps. You need one of the following devices: a clear spot for multiple users, a USB modem for a single user or a home modem. You can lease the devices or purchase them. If you lease them, you can set up a two-year contract. If you purchase them, you can set up month-to-month service.

Century Link

Century Link provides high-speed Internet service to Highlands Ranch through a direct connection to a fiber optics network. Speeds are from 768 Kbps to 10 Mbps. You can customize your service by adding features, such as a security suite and PC backup and protection.

HughesNet

HughesNet provides high-speed satellite Internet service to Highlands Ranch. Download speeds are up to 2 Mbps. Upload speeds are up to 300 Kbps. You can lease or purchase equipment. HughesNet includes a 24-month limited warranty on the equipment, technical support, a personalized start page, up to five email accounts and spam and virus filtering.

Wild Blue

WildBlue provides high-speed satellite Internet service to Highlands Ranch. Download speeds are up to 1.5 Mbps. Upload speeds are up to 256 Kbps. WildBlue sets thresholds for the amount of data you can upload or download during a 30-day period. If you exceed the threshold, WildBlue might reduce your speed. The download threshold is up to 17,000 MB. The upload threshold is up to 5,000 MB. WildBlue includes anti-virus and anti-spyware software with its Internet service. Equipment lease fees and shipping and handling charges apply.

About the Author

Mary Burgess has over 30 years experience as a writer. She wrote manuals and online help for software products and edited educational documents for online courses offered by a nonprofit organization. Burgess has a Bachelor of Science in Latin from the University of Memphis.

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