Internet Providers in Eagle Nest, NM

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Residential Internet Statistics for Eagle Nest, NM
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 250 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $84.52

Internet Access in Eagle Nest, New Mexico

Eagle Nest currently features two main Internet service providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability in near one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet offers Satellite. They have coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Eagle Nest and reported download speeds up to 25 Mbps.

The average home in Eagle Nest has 2 wired Internet service providers available (2.08 per census block specifically). 66.17% of the Eagle Nest area are limited to one or fewer options. cable and DSL Internet usually provide the most agreeable pricing for home use.

In terms of network tech available within the city, the most widespread physical wire broadband Internet technology infrastructures are DSL and Satellite, with 62.96% and close to one hundred percent respectively. Telephone companies are the main source for DSL service, because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits data over phone lines. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted and bundled copper construction of phone lines provides lower speeds and bandwidth than more modern techs like cable and significantly less than fiber.

CenturyLink provides a common alternative. They offer a maximum speed of 60 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only option for Internet in Eagle Nest. fixed wireless providers like Choice Broadband can offer 9 Mbps using wireless links.

The coverage data here comes via FCC reported data. ISPs in Eagle Nest are required by law to submit availability data biannually. By using our relationships with providers, BroadbandNow is able to validate public data against privatized data including lit addresses submitted by providers. This strategy allows us to create better mapping than government tools. Our speed averages are calculated based on real-world speed tests from the Eagle Nest area from M-Labs, a tool integrated into Google search and BroadbandNow. Other statistics and data shown on BroadbandNow are calculated based on NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Administration) and Census databases.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Eagle Nest, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Kit Carson Internet 250 Mbps Fiber 32s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Eagle Nest, New Mexico

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 63.0% Availability in Eagle Nest - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Kit Carson Internet - Fiber - 47.3% Availability in Eagle Nest - Speeds up to 250 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Eagle Nest - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Eagle Nest - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Eagle Nest

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Eagle Nest is the 190th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Angel Fire, but behind Ranchos De Taos, Taos, El Prado, and Questa.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Colfax 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: 45% of people living in Eagle Nest 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 34% of Eagle Nest 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 Colfax 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Eagle Nest

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 9 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 63.0%+ 100 Mbps
Kit Carson Internet Fiber 47.3%+ 250 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Kit Carson Internet Fiber 21.0%+ 250 Mbps

Compare Eagle Nest to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
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New York 415.4 Mbps ( +403.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +106.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +17 ) $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +104.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +115.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +23 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +115.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )