Internet Service Providers in Lakewood, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lakewood, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 25 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 97.91%

Internet Access in Lakewood, New Mexico

FCC data is the core source of the Lakewood coverage data shown on BroadbandNow. We have processed 1,109 rows of FCC data about Internet availability within Lakewood. There isn't enough speed test information to show how real-world network speeds compare to advertised download speeds for residents of Lakewood.

Taking a look at network tech available around Lakewood, we see that the most prevalent wired broadband Internet tech infrastructures are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (96.34 percent coverage). DSL is delivered by phone lines up on utility poles, and comes from providers like PVT Networks that historically provided phone service. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major broadband services.

100 percent of Lakewood residents (100 residents total) are limited to a single choice for wired Internet service, or none.

PVT Networks is a common alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Lakewood with a maximum speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet service in Lakewood. fixed wireless providers like Plateau are able to reach 5 Mbps or more via wireless technology.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall, registered with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has coverage for close to one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. Anything over 10 megabits per second is enough to stream lower-quality video on WiFi, but may become problematic when multiple users try to access modern services like video chat and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the coverage map on this page to see how broadband coverage compares on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Lakewood, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
PVT Networks 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lakewood, New Mexico

  • PVT - 96.3% Availability in Lakewood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Lakewood - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Lakewood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lakewood

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Lakewood is the 290th most connected city in New Mexico behind Carlsbad, Dexter, Artesia, Loving, and Hagerman.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Eddy County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

In Eddy County, approximately 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Lakewood

Provider Type Coverage Speed
PVT Networks DSL 96.3%+ 25 Mbps
Plateau Fixed Wireless 11.0%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps