The Denver metro area is centrally located in the United States making it the ideal geographic location for telecommunications with both the west and east coasts. The metro area is home to Qwest's corporate headquarters as well as other companies including Comcast, MCI, Sprint, ConferTech, ICG, and TCG.

Through various partnerships with the telecommunication industry, Wheat Ridge is ensuring that high-speed communications infrastructure is in place to service high-tech companies that demand limitless data transfer capabilities. Build out of the city's fiber optic system was completed to provide ISDN and DSL service to the business and residential communities.