Internet Providers in Magdalena, NM

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Residential Internet Statistics for Magdalena, NM
Internet Providers: 3
Fastest Speed Available: 25 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $0

Internet Access in Magdalena, New Mexico

DSL Internet is the only high-speed wired network type that has meaningful coverage within Magdalena proper. According to our most current data, it's available to approximately 75.13 percent of residents. DSL is delivered throughtraditional telephone wires, which is the reason it usually comes from traditional phone operators, such as WNM Communications.

Remember that since FCC data is currently collected biannually and only published six or more months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. Our process incorporates coverage and plan data directly from some major companies to help reduce this lag time.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Magdalena.

WNM Communications is another commonly available Internet choice in Magdalena, offering DSL connections available to 75 percent of the area.

In summary, Internet service competition is essentially non-existent in Magdalena — as is evident through the map below, which visualizes the number of providers serving a given block or neighborhood.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Magdalena, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
WNM Communications 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Magdalena, New Mexico

  • WNM - DSL - 75.1% Availability in Magdalena - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Magdalena - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Magdalena - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Magdalena

Magdalena Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Magdalena is the 265th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Pueblo Of Acoma, but behind Los Lunas, Belen, Veguita, and Socorro.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Socorro 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 Socorro County, approximately 16,000 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.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Magdalena

Data collected by our research team suggests that common providers place a limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers see caps as a tactic to stop "cord cutting", while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Internet access in Magdalena neighborhoods

We have compiled information and statistics on Broadband availability for these neighborhoods within Magdalena: Alamo.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Magdalena

Provider Type Coverage Speed
WNM Communications DSL 75.1%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Magdalena to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Magdalena 22 Mbps 3 $3.52 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +393.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +13 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +96.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +14 ) $0.17 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +94.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +105.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +20 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +105.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +5 ) $0.22 ( $0.00 )