How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Mesilla, New Mexico
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Internet Access in Mesilla, New Mexico
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Mesilla. HughesNet is also widely available.
Cable and DSL are the main broadband network technologies around the Mesilla area. They are frequently overlapping and competing on service quality. Cable speed is usually stronger and more consistent, but the overall speeds of either Internet technology type are similar.
XFINITY from Comcast and CenturyLink also offer coverage in Mesilla, often competing for the same customers.
There's a decent amount of choice between companies in Mesilla. However, 57 residents are still without service from multiple providers. The consequence of this is that if they aren't satisfied with their local provider, they are forced to rely on a poor quality wireless backup. Luckily, this isn't the norm in Mesilla — the majority of households have 3-4 choices for Internet service.
The broadband access statistics on the page below are drawn from government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected from telecoms. Averaged statistics regarding speed averages is sourced from M-Labs, which is a speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. Our in-house market researchers have hand-gathered package pricing for 272 broadband deals within Mesilla as of 2021.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Mesilla, New Mexico
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||91.7%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||91.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 Video Streaming Around Mesilla
Data from our research team suggests that many of the common providers in Mesilla use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because users view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming services, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Mesilla to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Mesilla||6.4 Mbps||6||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +528 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +142.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +154.2 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +163.1 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +155.7 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|