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Internet Providers in El Prado, New Mexico
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Internet Access in El Prado, New Mexico
The two most commonly available network technologies in El Prado are DSL and Fiber lines followed by Satellite lines. Our records show that DSL and Fiber has a 93.00 percent footprint, compared to the practically one hundred percent Satellite service.
We should note here that since FCC data is currently collected twice a year and only released six months after, availability shown here may not be complete.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are El Prado's primary wired broadband providers.
CenturyLink is also a commonly available Internet choice for El Prado, offering primarily DSL and Fiber service in 93 percent of the area. TaosNet offers an alternative wireless service to virtually one hundred percent of the local area. Keep in mind that it needs roof access or line of site with a TaosNet tower or access point.
The average El Prado resident is faced with 4-5 options for home Internet, which is above-average. El Prado is currently the 78th most connected metro area in New Mexico. Residents the FCC considers to be "underserved" are relatively low, and only 400 are stuck with a single choice for Internet service. Activate the interactive map on this page to explore data about neighborhoods within El Prado, and Internet access stats at the census block level.
Internet Statistics 2021
13.9% of consumers in El Prado400 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 El Prado, New Mexico
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Kit Carson Internet||500 Mbps||Fiber||16s||84.7%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||93.0%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||19.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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 El Prado to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|El Prado||14.5 Mbps||8||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +519.9 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +134.3 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +146.1 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +155 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +147.6 Mbps )||8||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|