Internet Providers in Penasco, NM
Residential Internet Statistics for Penasco, NM
|Internet Service Providers:||3|
|Plans Start From:||$49.9|
|Top Download Speed:||400 Mbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Penasco, New Mexico
Penasco residences have, on average, 2.05 ISPs available. This is normal, seeing as most companies that provide Internet packages used to be cable TV or phone providers. Most addresses have long been wired for both.
The data on this page is sourced from provider coverage reports, and is enhanced using private databases and direct provider reporting to output more accurate listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Address-level data isn't always available. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. There are 0 collected plans in Penasco from 2014 to the present. There are 20 Internet packages currently available in the area.
Taking a look at network tech available across Penasco, the most common wired broadband Internet technology infrastructures are DSL (72.21 percent coverage) and Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage). Telephone providers usually offer DSL Internet service, which makes technical sense because DSL transmits data packets over phone wires. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted and bundled copper construction seen in telephone lines allows for lower performance than cable and significantly less than fiber.
CenturyLink is a common alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a maximum speed of 7 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only choice for Internet service for residents of Penasco. For example, fixed wireless providers like Choice Broadband are able to reach 9 Mbps using wireless hardware.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, registered with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has registered coverage for around close to one hundred percent of residents. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule of thumb, any speed over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be enough for streaming lower-quality videos to devices on WiFi, but may become problematic when multiple people try to use high-bandwidth services such as video chat and multiplayer gaming. See the Internet availability map on this page to see how Internet options compare down to the census block level.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Penasco, New Mexico
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Kit Carson Internet||400 Mbps||Fiber||20s||31.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||72.2%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
73.4% of consumers in Penasco800 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.
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.