Internet Providers in Lincoln, NM

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Residential Internet Statistics for Lincoln, NM
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $58.39

Internet Access in Lincoln, New Mexico

Government-sourced Form 477 data is the backbone of Lincoln broadband coverage information shown here. Since launching in 2014, we've analyzed 256 rows of governmental and private data about Internet availability within Lincoln. We have limited speed test data for Lincoln. Data is limited to 15 recordings in the last 12 month period. Shoppers should pay more attention to the advertised download rates in the listings above.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

DSL-based Internet from phone providers is widely available compared with other Internet options around Lincoln because pretty much every house in Lincoln is connected to telephone lines. Therefore, seeing as most buildings are already serviceable for landline phone access, it makes sense that Lincoln has practically one hundred percent DSL coverage.

PVT Networks is one of the top three providers in Lincoln, available to near one hundred percent of the area.

On the whole, the diversity of options residents have for Internet in Lincoln is not high — most of the area has 1-2 providers. 100 of local residents have one of fewer options for broadband. This can be seen by exploring the ISP territory map below. That leaves 79.37% of the population stuck with a single source for Internet. View the map to see coverage variation between neighborhoods in Lincoln.

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 Lincoln, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
PVT Networks 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Lincoln, New Mexico

  • PVT - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Lincoln - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Windstream - DSL - 33.3% Availability in Lincoln - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lincoln - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Lincoln - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Lincoln

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Lincoln is the 211th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Ruidoso Downs, Capitan, and Mescalero, but behind Alto and Ruidoso.

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 Lincoln 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.

Approximately 21% of Lincoln residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Lincoln County, approximately 2,000 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 Lincoln

Provider Type Coverage Speed
PVT Networks DSL 100% 25 Mbps
Windstream DSL 33.3%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
PVT Networks Fiber 23.1%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Lincoln to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Lincoln 13.4 Mbps 4 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +402 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +105.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.17 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +102.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +114 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +114.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.22 ( $0.00 )