Internet Providers in Malaga, NM

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Residential Internet Statistics for Malaga, NM
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50

Internet Access in Malaga, New Mexico

Data on this page is based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports to further validate that data. Plan and pricing data is collected through our market research team. We have aggregated 144 broadband deals in the area around Malaga since founding in 2014. Data from the FCC is updated every two quarters. However, it often gets posted here before governmental releases thanks to direct reporting with major providers.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread choice for Malaga residents. close to one hundred percent of the Malaga area can receive access to them. HughesNet is the most likely second choice, serving near one hundred percent of Malaga with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Malaga is 25 megabits per second.

The majority of Malaga residents have 2 wired broadband service providers available (2.85 per census block). 100 percent of the Malaga area — 100 people — are limited to one or fewer choices for their Internet provider. Regardless of alternative services with local coverage, DSL and cable Internet services generally offer the most reasonable price for home use.

In terms of network tech offered within Malaga, we see that the most common wired broadband technology options are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (96.00 percent coverage). Telephone providers are the main source for DSL Internet, because DSL sends digital data via phone lines. The twisted and bundled copper makeup seen in telephone lines outputs a lower bandwidth ceiling than newer wire types such as cable and several times less than fiber.

Outside of the providers listed above, Windstream provides a third option for wired broadband in 96 percent of Malaga. Wireless companies such as Leaco are sometimes a good choice. However, the main wired providers usually offer a better deal when it comes to performance and pricing.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Malaga, New Mexico

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Malaga, New Mexico

  • Windstream - DSL - 96.0% Availability in Malaga - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Malaga - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Malaga - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Malaga

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Malaga is the 121st most connected city in New Mexico behind Carlsbad, Eunice, Artesia, Jal, and Loving.

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

Approximately 700 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 3,000 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 Around Malaga

Data collected by our researchers shows that popular ISPs currently use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers explain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Malaga

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Leaco Fixed Wireless 97.7%+ 1.5 Mbps
Windstream DSL 96.0%+ 100 Mbps
PVT Networks Fixed Wireless 90.9%+ 15 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps