Internet Providers in Cochiti Lake, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cochiti Lake, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 25.67 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 20 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Cochiti Lake, New Mexico

DSL is the only wired network choice with widespread availability in Cochiti Lake proper. According to the latest data, it can be accessed by virtually one hundred percent of the city. DSL Internet is delivered viatraditional landline telephone wires, which is the reason it almost always is provided by landline phone operators, such as CenturyLink.

HughesNet is another common Internet choice for Cochiti Lake. They offer mainly Satellite service in virtually one hundred percent of the area. CityLink Telecommunications is another alternative wireless service for virtually one hundred percent of the area, although it needs roof access or proximity to a CityLink Telecommunications tower or access point.

CenturyLink and Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) are Cochiti Lake's primary wired broadband choices.

The level of competition between broadband providers in Cochiti Lake is high. The majority of homes have 4 providers available to them. Access isn't distributed evenly, however. A surprising 100 percent of households in the area still only have one option.

Broadband availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of governmental data and privatized data collected from telecom industry sources or via unlisted third parties. Average statistics about speed and performance averages is sourced via M-Labs. Our researchers have hand-filed package pricing and service data on 164 broadband packages in the Cochiti Lake market as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Cochiti Lake, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cochiti Lake, New Mexico

  • CenturyLink - 100.0% Availability in Cochiti Lake - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Cochiti Lake - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Cochiti Lake - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cochiti Lake

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Cochiti Lake is the 111th most connected city in New Mexico behind Algodones, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Santo Domingo Pueblo, and Jemez Pueblo.

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

Approximately 8,000 people in Sandoval 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.

In Sandoval County, approximately 20,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Cochiti Lake

Data from our researchers shows that common ISPs in the area use data caps for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cochiti Lake

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 100% 20 Mbps
CityLink Telecommunications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 9 Mbps
Cibola Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
RWSI Fixed Wireless 98.1%+ 20 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps
CityLink Telecommunications Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Cibola Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 10 Mbps
RWSI Fixed Wireless 0.0%+ 20 Mbps

Compare Cochiti Lake to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
0 Mbps 0
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +323.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +81.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +74 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +86 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +89.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )