Internet Service Providers in Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Truth Or Consequences, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 25.35 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 3.36%

Internet Access in Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico

Truth Or Consequences currently features two widely available Internet service providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. They have download speeds as high as 35 Mbps and availability for virtually one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet mostly provides Satellite, with availability in virtually one hundred percent of the area and advertise speeds of 25 Mbps.

Since most buildings come pre-wired for one phone provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Truth Or Consequences households have 2 wired Internet providers available (2.92 per census block specifically). 8.61 percent of the Truth Or Consequences area — 600 people in total — are limited to one or fewer choices for their broadband provider. Regardless of other services available, including LTE, cable and DSL Internet services generally provide the most reasonable price for home use.

TDS Telecom provides an second choice. They offer 92 percent local availability and a top download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet access in Truth Or Consequences. fixed wireless providers like TWN Communications are able to achieve 15 Mbps or more over wireless technology. There are 2 providers within Truth Or Consequences offering specialized enterprise-level technologies such as point-to-point connectivity or custom fiber loops. BroadbandNow includes every local provider with business plans advertised on their website, although some can connect both residential and business Internet.

In terms of network tech installed within the Truth Or Consequences area, the most common physical wire broadband connection types are Satellite and Cable, with virtually one hundred percent and 92.23% respectively. Regular cable TV companies are the main source for cable Internet, thanks to the fact that they can leverage pre-existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to the Internet. Truth Or Consequences-area customers of cable service providers such as TDS Telecom often pick cable due to the reasonably low prices for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)

The coverage statistics on this page comes via FCC provider-reported data. ISPs in Truth Or Consequences are legally required to submit availability data biannually. Using our relationships with providers, BroadbandNow is able to cross-validate public data with private data submitted directly by telecoms directly. Since 2014, we've crunched 7,030 data rows on broadband networks in Truth Or Consequences and 1,188,419 rows of data in New Mexico overall. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated from actual speed tests from Truth Or Consequences addresses from M-Labs, a tool built into Google search as well as BroadbandNow. [1] The rest of the data and statistics included here are based on NTIA andnational Census Bureau archives.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Truth Or Consequences with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Truth Or Consequences is the 132nd most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Elephant Butte and Hatch, but behind Santa Clara, Las Cruces, and Bayard.
  • The fastest zip code in Truth Or Consequences for February 2021 is 87901. (see all below).

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 Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Tularosa Communications 100 Mbps Fiber and DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico

  • TDS Telecom - 92.2% Availability in Truth Or Consequences - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Tularosa - 1.3% Availability in Truth Or Consequences - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Truth Or Consequences - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Truth Or Consequences - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Truth Or Consequences

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Truth Or Consequences is the 132nd most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Elephant Butte and Hatch, but behind Santa Clara, Las Cruces, and Bayard.

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

Approximately 500 people in Sierra 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 91% of Truth Or Consequences 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.

As of this month, 87901 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Truth Or Consequences.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Sierra County, approximately 2,000 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 Truth Or Consequences

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
TDS Telecom Cable 92.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Tularosa Communications Fiber and DSL 1.3%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
TWN Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
TDS Business Cable and Fiber 45.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Truth Or Consequences to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Truth Or Consequences 25.4 Mbps 7 $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +323.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +81.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +74.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +86.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +89.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )