Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale – Population 4,857,962
Tucson – Population 1,039,073
Prescott – Population 231,993
The largest metro area in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale with a population of 4,857,962.00. This is followed by the Tucson metro area, with a population of 1,039,073.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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89% get DSL
83% get Cable
11% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
In partnership with the Arizona Telecommunications Information Institute and numerous community colleges that provide small business development assistance, GITA will convene regional events that disseminate broadband availability and policy information to small businesses and local governments.
AZ Internet news
The Arizona State Cartographer’s Office at the Arizona State Land Department will partner with the Arizona E‐911 Program to assist counties in developing accurate and current geocodable street networks and address point locations in 15 Arizona counties. This data will greatly assist the Arizona Broadband Mapping Project by providing a quality data resource for data development and verification, especially where census blocks are larger than two square miles.