Internet Providers in Mesilla, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Mesilla, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 7.31 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,200 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 8.32%

Internet Access in Mesilla, New Mexico

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the strongest coverage footprint in Mesilla. HughesNet is also widely available.

As might be expected with a city of Mesilla'ssomewhat low density of broadband service competitiveness, the average download speeds in Mesilla fall somewhat short of the New Mexico average. (7.31 Mbps, in contrast to New Mexico's 65.89 Mbps average in the past twelve months.)

XFINITY from Comcast and CenturyLink also offer coverage in Mesilla, with Xfinity doing a bit better according to speed test statistics.

51.22 percent of the Mesilla area is still left with only one or zero Internet choices. Adjusting to account for for all addresses in city limits, the average address has at least 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Addresses that have better choices will get lower pricing as the companies will often upgrade their services to earn customers.

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 199 broadband deals within Mesilla as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Mesilla, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
CenturyLink 140 Mbps DSL 58s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Mesilla, New Mexico

  • Xfinity - 91.7% Availability in Mesilla - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 48.8% Availability in Mesilla - Speeds up to 140 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Mesilla - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Mesilla - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Mesilla

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Mesilla is the 94th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of La Mesa, Mesilla Park, Mesquite, 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 9,000 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.

Approximately 49% 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 32,000 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
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 91.7%+ 1,200 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 48.8%+ 140 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 54.9%+ 987 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 140 Mbps
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 19.1%+ 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 5 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +341.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +99.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.25 ( + $0.00 )