Internet Providers in Bent, NM

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bent, NM
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50

Internet Access in Bent, New Mexico

The overall most commonly available wired Internet options within Bent are Satellite followed by DSL. FCC filings show that Satellite reaches a virtually one hundred percent footprint, compared with DSL's 99.05 percent penetration.

Windstream and Tularosa Communications also have Internet service in Bent, with 99 percent and 42 percent coverage respectively.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

The plans displayed on this page are collected by hand by our research division. Our team has gathered 122 Internet plans in Bent since 2014.

In summary, Bent's broadband access is below average — most of the area has 1 provider available. A total of 100 local residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all. This is verifiable in the ISP territory map below. (So, that leaves 57.14 percent of the population with a single source of Internet.) Explore the interactive map to observe how coverage varies in Bent, and compare speed test statistics between the most common providers.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Bent, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s 99.1%
Tularosa Communications 100 Mbps Fiber and DSL 1m 21s 42.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bent

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Bent is the 52nd most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Cloudcroft, Tularosa, and Mescalero, but behind Alamogordo and La Luz.

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 Otero 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: 43% of people living in Bent 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 43% of Bent 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 Otero County, approximately 10,000 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.