Internet Service Providers in Sheep Springs, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sheep Springs, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 17.22 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 115 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Sheep Springs, New Mexico

The Internet availability information on this page is derived from governmental datasets. Then, we ensure the data is checked for errors against private lit address databases. To date, we have processed 1,776 rows of FCC and private data catalogues about broadband availability within Sheep Springs. Our data analysis team has manually sourced Internet local pricing for 112 residential broadband plans in Sheep Springs. There is a lack of meaningful speed test data on the Sheep Springs area — only 2 total records in the last twelve month period. For this reason, you should note the official plan speeds listed above.

Frontier Communications is the third largest wired broadband provider in Sheep Springs by coverage area, available for 56 percent of local addresses. Choice Broadband is also a common option. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality.

Looking at less fortunate neighborhoods in Sheep Springs, as many as 1,000 people have only one (or zero) options for wired Internet service.

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Sheep Springs.

To summarize, DSL and Satellite are the most commonly available network types around the Sheep Springs area. The mapping tools and speed test data seen below illustrate how the real-world speed statistics vary between specific neighborhoods and providers in Sheep Springs.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Sheep Springs, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sheep Springs, New Mexico

  • Frontier - 56.2% Availability in Sheep Springs - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Sheep Springs - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Sheep Springs - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sheep Springs

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Sheep Springs is the 232nd most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Tsaile, Navajo, and Tohatchi, but behind Newcomb and Fort Defiance.

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

Approximately 14,000 people in San Juan 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 Juan County, approximately 33,000 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 Sheep Springs

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 95.7%+ 9 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 56.2%+ 115 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps

Compare Sheep Springs to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
0 Mbps 0
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +331.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +89.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +82.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +94.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +98.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )