Internet Providers in Crownpoint, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Crownpoint, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 30.7 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 115 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Crownpoint, New Mexico

There are 4 providers in the Crownpoint area marketing home connections. Including business Internet, that's 6 companies in the area,. (Take note that some may be "doubles" as many providers advertise residential service and business service under separate branches.)

The information on this page is sourced from provider coverage reports, and is validated through private databases to provide more useful listings than governmental websites. Speeds and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. We've analyzed 113 Crownpoint Internet plans from 2014 to the present. There are 13 Internet or bundled deals currently marketed.

Looking at network technology offered in Crownpoint, the most prevalent hardwired broadband Internet technology infrastructures are DSL and Satellite, with 57.93% and close to one hundred percent respectively. DSL is delivered over twisted copper telephone wires, and comes from corporations like Frontier Communications that build or own copper phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all wired Internet options.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most likely choice for Crownpoint residents. practically one hundred percent of Crownpoint census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving virtually one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've seen for HughesNet in Crownpoint is 25 megabits per second.

In summary, broadband competition is essentially non-existent in Crownpoint. This is clear through the map, which shows the number of providers serving a given block.

Internet Statistics 2021

5,000 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 Crownpoint, 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
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Crownpoint, New Mexico

  • Frontier - 57.9% Availability in Crownpoint - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Crownpoint - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Crownpoint - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Crownpoint

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Crownpoint is the 244th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Yatahey and Prewitt, but behind Gallup, Thoreau, and Church Rock.

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

Approximately 17,000 people in McKinley 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 McKinley County, approximately 37,000 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.

Broadband for Educational Purposes in Crownpoint

Economic development reports routinely identify a increasing pattern between broadband availability and improved schooling. Broadband is basically required as universities like Navajo Technical University migrate to digital systems to distribute out-of-class work and research. Looking at 377 speed tests recorded in the past annum at locations within two miles of Navajo Technical University campus, performance averages are close to 30.7 Mbps — considerably above the lowest speeds needed for streaming video and interfacing with cloud or communication platforms.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Crownpoint

Data collected by our researchers shows that common ISPs in Crownpoint place some sort of limit on data use for their home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked because users see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Crownpoint

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 57.9%+ 115 Mbps
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 11.0%+ 9 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps

Compare Crownpoint to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Crownpoint 30.7 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +318.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +76.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +69 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +81 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +84.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )