Internet Providers in Grants, NM

Residential Internet Statistics for Grants, NM
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $34.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Grants, New Mexico:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    93.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    93.9% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Cibola Wireless
    97.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    97.5% Available
  • 5. 5. Sacred Wind
    92% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    92% Available
  • 6. 6. Continental Divide Electric Cooperative
    88.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    88.4% Available
  • 7. Lobo Internet
    1.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *7 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    1.1% Available
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Internet Access in Grants, New Mexico

Data surfaced here is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage filings. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other privatized data to enhance that data. Plane and pricing data is aggregated through our research team. We have aggregated 226 broadband plans in and near Grants since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 406 records as of 2022. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

CenturyLink provides an second choice to the primary providers. They offer 93 percent availability and a top speed of 80 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet for residents of Grants. fixed wireless outfits like Cibola Wireless can achieve 10 Mbps over wireless hardware.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Grants. They are accessible for close to one hundred percent of Grants addresses. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's strongest package in Grants is 25 Mbps download.

Looking at network technology with significant infrastructure already built Grants, the most widespread physical wire Internet connection options are DSL and Satellite, with 93.92% and near one hundred percent respectively. Telephone providers are the main source for DSL service, which makes technical sense because DSL transmits digital data via telephone wires. As copper wires go, the twisted copper bundle makeup of phone lines provides a lower bandwidth ceiling than newer wire types such as cable and significantly less than fiber.

View the interactive map below to explore Internet service competition at a census block level. Although most addresses have about 3-4 choices, others are less fortunate and may be limited to one. Even in 2022, a surprising 13.55 percent of local households have one or fewer Internet providers.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Grants, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Continental Divide Electric Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 88.4%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 93.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Lobo Internet 7 Mbps DSL 19m 30s 1.1%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Grants is the 123rd most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Pueblo Of Acoma and Prewitt, but behind Milan, Thoreau, and Laguna.

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

Approximately 6,000 people in Cibola County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 88% of people living in Grants have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 86% of Grants residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Cibola County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Grants

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Compare Grants to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Grants 24 Mbps 7 $1.02 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +557.7 Mbps ) 22 ( +15 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +148.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +175.7 Mbps ) 20 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +178.2 Mbps ) 27 ( +20 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +172.5 Mbps ) 11 ( +4 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )