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Internet Providers in Cerro, New Mexico
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Internet Access in Cerro, New Mexico
FCC data is the backbone for the broadband coverage data presented on this page. To date, we've crunched 378 rows of FCC and private data on broadband availability within Cerro, New Mexico. Our researchers have manually gathered pricing data on 209 Internet plans in Cerro. There is limited speed test data from the Cerro area. We've only seen 4 speed test recordings in the last twelve month period. Shoppers should pay more attention to the advertised download speeds listed above for Internet providers such as HughesNet.
CenturyLink as well as Kit Carson Internet also offer coverage in Cerro, often competing for the same customers.
There is a decent amount of market competition between companies around the Cerro area, but 200 residents can't get service from more than one provider. This means that if they aren't satisfied by the quality of service, they are left with no choice but to compromise for a less reliable wireless backup. However, this issue isn't widespread in Cerro — the majority of households have 3-4 Internet options.
DSL Internet from phone companies has strong availability in comparison with other Internet services within Cerro since virtually all houses are wired with phone wires. The physical DSL wire comes in from a utility pole, which continues to a modem attached to the phone jack inside to complete the connection for Wifi service.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall. They offer coverage for practically one hundred percent of Cerro residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has availability for close to one hundred percent of local residents. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 Mbps will be sufficient to view SD videos to devices on WiFi, but is likely to become problematic for multiple users or modern services like video conferencing, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. You can explore our Internet availability maps on this page to see broadband options down to the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
45.7% of consumers in Cerro200 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 Cerro, New Mexico
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Kit Carson Internet||250 Mbps||Fiber||32s||71.7%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s||2.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||77.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Cerro to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Cerro||4.4 Mbps||7||$2.02 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +530 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +144.4 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +156.2 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +165.1 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +157.7 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|