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Internet Providers in Hobbs, New Mexico
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Internet Access in Hobbs, New Mexico
Hobbs has a total of 10 Internet providers with home service, and a total of 17 including business and mobile providers such as TDS Telecom.
Looking at network technology available the city, we see that the most common wired Internet tech infrastructures are Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (virtually one hundred percent coverage).
Viasat Internet is the most likely provider for Hobbs residents. The provider is available to close to one hundred percent of Hobbs. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, providing practically one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package for Hobbs is 25 megabits per second.
The average Hobbs subscriber has 4 providers at their location. Only 3.62 percent of Hobbs residents are limited to one or fewer options for Internet.
Coverage data here comes from FCC data. ISPs in Hobbs are legally required to submit there coverage area data biannually. Using direct agreements with telecom companies nationally, BroadbandNow is able to analyze and improve public datasets against private data reported directly by Internet providers directly. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on browser-based speed tests from Hobbs households in the M-Labs database, which is built into Chrome search results as well as BroadbandNow. 
Internet Statistics 2021
3.6% of consumers in Hobbs1,000 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 Hobbs, New Mexico
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.5%|
|Resound Networks||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||8.6%|
|TDS Telecom||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||95.2%|
|TDS Telecom||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||9.2%|
|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.
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.
Broadband Availability Surrounding University Of The Southwest
Students living within two miles of University Of The Southwest can expect to have a selection of 2-3 ISPs providers. As elsewhere in Hobbs, Viasat and HughesNet are the most prevalent options. Speed test data suggests that internet download speeds in the University Of The Southwest area is over 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip around (68.24 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be sufficient for students in Hobbs who want to watch HD video, share a connection with housemates, and etc. Since these averages are based on openly available speed test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds accessible in an area. Use the zip search tool above to see the latest information on broadband internet options at a specific address.
Compare Hobbs to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hobbs||67.5 Mbps||11||$0.49 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +466.9 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +81.3 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +93.1 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +102 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +94.6 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|