Internet Providers in Mesilla, NM

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Residential Internet Statistics for Mesilla, NM
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $54.99

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.

CenturyLink and XFINITY from Comcast 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 252 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
XFINITY from Comcast 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 140 Mbps DSL 58s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Mesilla, New Mexico

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 91.7% Availability in Mesilla - Speeds up to 140 Mbps
  • Xfinity - Cable - 91.7% Availability in Mesilla - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 41.9% Availability in Mesilla - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mesilla - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Mesilla - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mesilla

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Mesilla is the 98th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Mesquite, Mesilla Park, La Mesa, and Vado, but behind Las Cruces.

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

Approximately 8,000 people in Doña Ana 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.

Fiber Availability: 42% of people living in Mesilla have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 92% of Mesilla 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 Doña Ana County, approximately 23,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Mesilla

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 91.7%+ 140 Mbps
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 91.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 41.9%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 45.5%+ 987 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 18.4%+ 40 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 15.8%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Mesilla to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Mesilla 7.3 Mbps 6 $0.17 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +408.1 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +111.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +108.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +120.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +120.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.23 ( + $0.00 )