Internet Service Providers in Sapello, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sapello, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 9.94 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 84.56%

Internet Access in Sapello, New Mexico

Sapello currently has two widespread wired Internet service providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with download speeds as high as 35 Mbps and availability in practically one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they market Satellite, with availability in near one hundred percent of Sapello.

The Internet packages shown here are manually gathered through our data science team.

DSL-based broadband has lots of availability compared with other Internet services in Sapello since virtually all houses are connected to phone lines. The line reaches the subscriber from utility poles outside, and you plug in a modem to the phone jack inside to enable your home Wifi.

100 percent of the Sapello area is stuck with one or fewer Internet choices. Accounting for all census blocks in city limits, the average resident will have at least 2 providers to choose from. Addresses that have better competition will get reduced prices and stronger speeds as these providers are incentivized to improve service to win subscribers.

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, CenturyLink is also in Sapello with coverage for 67 percent of addresses and a recorded top speed of 60 Mbps. Providers such as Choice Broadband deliver 9 Mbps or more via direct wireless relays. See the interactive map below to compare broadband coverage on a granular level, and our speed data to compare how Viasat compares to other Sapello options in real-world speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sapello, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
La Jicarita Rural Telephone Cooperative 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sapello, New Mexico

  • CenturyLink - 67.7% Availability in Sapello - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • La Jicarita Rural Telephone Cooperative - 4.1% Availability in Sapello - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Sapello - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Sapello - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sapello

Sapello Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Sapello is the 196th most connected city in New Mexico behind Santa Fe, Chimayo, Las Vegas, Mora, and Pecos.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in San Miguel 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.

In San Miguel County, approximately 13,000 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 Caps in Sapello

Many Internet companies have added data caps on residential Internet packages in recent years. Some major ISPs in the area, including CenturyLink, have plans with data caps according to the latest data. Data caps in general fall on a wide range. They typically can be from 250 Gigabytes to one Terabyte. Most residential Internet data caps are quite high, which means that they won't affect most cord cutters. CenturyLink users in Sapello should double check data limitations when signing up. Don't presume them based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sapello

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 97.9%+ 9 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 67.7%+ 60 Mbps
Cibola Wireless Fixed Wireless 30.1%+ 10 Mbps
La Jicarita Rural Telephone Cooperative Fiber 4.1%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Cibola Wireless Fixed Wireless 56.0%+ 10 Mbps
La Jicarita Rural Telephone Cooperative Fiber 2.9%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Sapello to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sapello 9.9 Mbps 6 $1.16 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +339.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +97.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +89.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +101.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +105.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )