Internet Service Providers in Bayard, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bayard, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 10.49 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 2.49%

Internet Access in Bayard, New Mexico

DSL infrastructure and Cable are the most widespread hardwired broadband types present in Bayard, with 98.34 percent and 97.38 percent availability within city limits.

CenturyLink provides an alternative, serving Bayard with 98 percent coverage and a maximum download speed of 60 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only way to get Internet access for residents of Bayard. fixed wireless companies such as TWN Communications can deliver 10 Mbps via wireless hardware. There are 3 providers in the area selling enterprise and smb services like T1 or custom fiber loops. We list every provider with business plans on their website, although some offer both home and business Internet.

In terms of coverage options, the average location in Bayard has 3 providers at their address. Still, 2.99 percent of Bayard residents have one or fewer options for Internet.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) offers the widest availability for Bayard residents. The provider is available to close to one hundred percent of Bayard census blocks. HughesNet is the most common second choice, providing practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet package advertised by HughesNet in Bayard is 25 Mbps.

Coverage stats on this page comes via FCC data. ISPs in Bayard are required by law to report coverage data biannually. By using direct agreements with Internet providers, we are able to further verify public datasets with private data submitted by providers. This lets us to create more detailed maps than governmental tools. Our speed averages are calculated based on browser-based speed tests from Bayard from M-Labs. When it comes to plan price and fees data we currently pull data manually. Our market analysis staff has found and listed 279 Internet plans in Bayardin total, with 27 currently available.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bayard, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
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 Bayard, New Mexico

  • CenturyLink - 98.3% Availability in Bayard - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 97.4% Availability in Bayard - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bayard - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bayard - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bayard

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Bayard is the 100th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Duncan, but behind Santa Clara, Deming, Silver City, and Lordsburg.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Grant 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.

Approximately 97% of Bayard 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 Grant County, approximately 6,000 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 Among Bayard Internet Service Providers

Many Internet companies have been moving to add "data caps" onto their consumer broadband plans as of late. The market trend holds true in Bayard, with Internet choices like Xfinity advertising plans with data caps. It's not a major issue for the majority of residents, but can affect users who share the WiFi or techies who upload a large amount of high-def video. Caps for cable plans tend to be around one Terabyte. This is a problem for less than one percent of Internet users. Potential XFINITY from Comcast customers in Bayard should verify data use policies before signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bayard

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 9 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 98.3%+ 60 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 97.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 29.4%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Bayard to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bayard 10.5 Mbps 6 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +338.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +96.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +89.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +101.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +104.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )