Internet Providers in Hobbs, NM
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Residential Internet Statistics for Hobbs, NM
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$57.23|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Hobbs, New Mexico
Internet Access in Hobbs, New Mexico
Hobbs has a total of 12 Internet providers with home service, and a total of 18 including business and mobile providers such as Windstream.
Looking at network technology available the city, we see that the most common wired Internet tech infrastructures are Cable and Satellite, with 95.24% and virtually one hundred percent respectively. TV companies are usually the source for cable Internet, since they can re-purpose pre-existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for local residents due to the strong mix of speed and value.
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 5 providers at their location. Only 4.09 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
4.1% 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|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|TDS Telecom||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|TDS Telecom||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hobbs, New Mexico
- Windstream - DSL - 99.4% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- TDS Telecom - Cable - 95.2% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Leaco - Fiber - 35.0% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Windstream - Fiber - 22.7% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- TDS Telecom - Fiber - 8.0% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Xfinity - Cable - 0.9% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Hobbs - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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 (57.18 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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Hobbs
|PVT Networks||Fixed Wireless||99.9%+||15 Mbps|
|Leaco||Fixed Wireless||99.6%+||3.0 Mbps|
|TDS Telecom||Cable||95.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Resound Networks||Fixed Wireless||37.0%+||100 Mbps|
|Southwestern Wireless||Fixed Wireless||9.2%+||15 Mbps|
|TDS Telecom||Fiber||8.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||0.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Resound Networks||Fixed Wireless||41.9%+||100 Mbps|
|TDS Business||Cable||27.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|TDS Business||Fiber||14.6%+||600 Mbps|
|PVT Networks||Fiber||7.2%+||20 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||0.5%+||987 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||0.5%+||1.5 Mbps|
|GTT Communications||Copper||0.3%+||-- Mbps|
Compare Hobbs to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hobbs||56.3 Mbps||12||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +359.1 Mbps )||14 ( +2 )||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +62.6 Mbps )||18 ( +6 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +59.9 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +71.1 Mbps )||21 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +71.3 Mbps )||8 ( -4 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|