Internet Service Providers in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Arroyo Seco, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 16.68 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 250 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 9.29%

Internet Access in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

The most common network types in Arroyo Seco are DSL followed by Satellite networks. Our records show that DSL reaches a 84.54 percent footprint, in contrast to the virtually one hundred percent Satellite penetration.

There's a decent amount of competition between companies around Arroyo Seco, but 400 locals can't get access to multiple providers. If these residents aren't satisfied with their provider, they are left with no option but to compromise for a poor quality wireless option. However, this issue isn't widespread in Arroyo Seco — the majority of households have 4 Internet options.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Arroyo Seco.

CenturyLink and Kit Carson Internet also have coverage in Arroyo Seco, often competing for the same customers.

The coverage stats on this page comes from FCC reported data, requiring Internet providers in Arroyo Seco to submit deployment and subscriber data biannually. Leveraging direct agreements with providers, BroadbandNow is able to validate this data against privatized data submitted by Internet providers. The speed averages displayed here are calculated from real-world speed tests from Arroyo Seco. Looking at plan price and terms info, our research team has manually filed 211 Internet packages in Arroyo Seco over recent years, with 23 currently available.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Kit Carson Internet 250 Mbps Fiber 32s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

  • CenturyLink - 84.5% Availability in Arroyo Seco - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Kit Carson Internet - 75.2% Availability in Arroyo Seco - Speeds up to 250 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Arroyo Seco - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Arroyo Seco - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Arroyo Seco

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Arroyo Seco is the 157th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Angel Fire, but behind Ranchos De Taos, Taos, El Prado, and Questa.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 3,000 people in Taos County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 74% of people living in Arroyo Seco have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 64% of Arroyo Seco residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Taos County, approximately 7,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps in Arroyo Seco

Many ISPs have been moving to add "data caps" for their home WiFi and Internet packages in recent years. Some major Internet providers in the area, including CenturyLink, have data caps according to our most recent data. Data caps vary quite a bit, and run anywhere from 250 Gigabytes up to one Terabyte. The majority of residential broadband data caps are quite high, meaning they don't affect most users. Fiber plans often don't have limits. Check for fiber near you through the zip coverage tool above.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Arroyo Seco

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Kit Carson Internet Fiber and Fixed Wireless 75.2%+ 250 Mbps
TaosNet Fixed Wireless 100% 64 Mbps
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.9%+ 9 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 84.5%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Kit Carson Internet Fiber 0.0%+ 250 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.0%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Arroyo Seco to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Arroyo Seco 16.7 Mbps 7 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +332.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +90.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +83 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +95 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +98.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )