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Internet Providers in Farmington, New Mexico
Residential Internet Statistics for Farmington, NM
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$67.27|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Farmington, New Mexico:
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Internet Access in Farmington, New Mexico
Consumers will find 19 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Farmington. 3 of these are mobile providers and 8 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
Since FCC availability data is tallied up twice annually and only published six months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.
Competition between broadband providers available for Farmington is relatively high. The average home has 3-4 providers available in their area. Access isn't always spread out evenly, however. A surprising 10.2 percent of addresses in the area are still limited to one option for true broadband service.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Farmington.
In closing: you're likely choosing between DSL and Fiber and Cable. The coverage maps and public speed test data below show where the actual speed test results differ between neighborhoods and Internet providers in Farmington.
- There are 15 internet providers in Farmington with 8 of those offering residential service
- Farmington is the 31st most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Kirtland, Flora Vista, Fruitland, and Aztec, but behind Bloomfield.
- The fastest zip code in Farmington for July 2021 is 87401. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
10.2% of consumers in Farmington5,000 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 Farmington, New Mexico
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||91.5%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||90.9%|
|Sacred Wind Communications||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||3.9%|
|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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps on Farmington Internet Plans
Many Internet providers have decided to increase the use of data "plans" to their home Internet packages as of late. The market trend holds true for Farmington, with local Internet choices like Xfinity adding capped plans. This won't matter for the majority of Internet subscribers, but is liable to be an issue for subscribers who share the plan with family or "power users" who download a large amount of HD or 4K content. An HD stream uses around three Gigabytes hourly, according to Netflix guidelines. SD video eats up closer to 1GB/hour.
Compare Farmington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Farmington||89.4 Mbps||9||$0.37 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +445 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +59.4 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +71.2 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +80.1 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +72.7 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|