Internet Providers in Questa, NM

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Residential Internet Statistics for Questa, NM
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 250 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $84.52

Internet Access in Questa, New Mexico

Broadband competition is above-average in Questa in comparison to other New Mexico cities. There are 3.51 providers per census block on average. Questa ranks 147th on the "most connected city" charts. Only 39.26 percent of Questa residents have one or fewer choices for Internet.

CenturyLink is an alternative. They offer 85 percent local availability and a top speed of 40 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only option for Internet for residents of Questa. For example, fixed wireless providers like TaosNet are able to offer 12 Mbps or more using direct wireless links.

Taking a look at network tech available within the city, the most prevalent physical wire broadband connection infrastructures are DSL and Satellite, with 85.15% and close to one hundred percent respectively. DSL Internet service is delivered over phone lines, and comes from service providers like CenturyLink that own copper phone wires. DSL is outperformed by all major wired Internet technologies.

Viasat Internet is the most widely available option in Questa. practically one hundred percent of the Questa area can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, serving close to one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Questa is 25 Mbps.

Coverage statistics on BroadbandNow comes from FCC and governmental reported data. Providers in Questa are required by law to submit there coverage area data biannually. Leveraging our relationships with providers, BroadbandNow is able to cross-validate this data against privatized data including lit addresses reported via telecoms. This helps us to produce better maps than government reports. Our speed averages are calculated based on actual speed tests from the Questa area.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Questa, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Kit Carson Internet 250 Mbps Fiber 32s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Questa, New Mexico

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 85.2% Availability in Questa - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Kit Carson Internet - Fiber - 66.9% Availability in Questa - Speeds up to 250 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Questa - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Questa - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Questa

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Questa is the 147th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Angel Fire, but behind Ranchos De Taos, Taos, El Prado, and Antonito.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Taos 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: 66% of people living in Questa 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 61% of Questa 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 Taos County, approximately 5,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Questa

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TaosNet Fixed Wireless 100% 64 Mbps
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 99.3%+ 9 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 85.2%+ 100 Mbps
Kit Carson Internet Fiber 66.9%+ 250 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Kit Carson Internet Fiber 10.1%+ 250 Mbps

Compare Questa to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Questa 19.4 Mbps 6 $3.43 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +396 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.52 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +99.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +96.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +108 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +108.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )