Internet Providers in Valdez, NM

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Residential Internet Statistics for Valdez, NM
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $76.8

Internet Access in Valdez, New Mexico

Broadband competition is above-average in Valdez compared to other New Mexico cities, with is an average of 3.31 providers serviceable in each census block. Valdez is currently the 159th most connected city in New Mexico. (Measured by number of providers with coverage at each address) Only 60.8 percent of Valdez addresses have fewer than two choices for home Internet.

DSL broadband has strong availability compared with other Internet options in Valdez because it relies on telephone lines to send data. Therefore, seeing as most homes are already wired with landline phone wiring, it makes sense that Valdez has 68.60 percent DSL coverage.

CenturyLink as well as Kit Carson Internet also provide coverage in Valdez, with 68 percent and 53 percent coverage of the area.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Valdez.

Coverage data analysis on this page comes from FCC provider-reported data, which requires Internet providers in Valdez to submit deployment and subscriber data biannually. By using direct agreements with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to further verify public datasets against privatized data including lit addresses submitted by providers. Our speed averages are calculated from browser-based speed tests originating from Valdez addresses.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Valdez, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Kit Carson Internet 250 Mbps Fiber 32s 53.0%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 68.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Valdez

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Valdez is the 159th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Angel Fire, but behind Ranchos De Taos, Taos, El Prado, and Questa.

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: 55% of people living in Valdez 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 39% of Valdez 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.