Internet Providers in Vaughn, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Vaughn, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 75.83 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,024 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 98.52%

Internet Access in Vaughn, New Mexico

DSL Internet is the only wired network type that has widespread coverage in Vaughn. As of the latest data, it can be accessed by approximately 50.11 percent of Vaughn. DSL Internet reaches subscribers through twisted copper telephone lines you see on telephone poles, which is the reason DSL often comes from traditional phone companies, such as Plateau.

The information on this page is sourced via FCC filings, and is cross-validated against private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more detailed listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Data on pricing of listed Internet plans is generated by our data analysis experts, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year. There are 76 Internet plans in Vaughn from 2014 to the present. There are 13 Internet deals currently active in the area.

Plateau is a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer 53 percent local availability and a top speed of 25 Mbps.

98.94 percent of residents have only one option for home Internet service, or none.

According to the most recent FCC filings, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Vaughn so far as coverage. As the interactive map below demonstrates, these companies frequently compete at addresses around Vaughn.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Vaughn, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Plateau 1,024 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Vaughn, New Mexico

  • Plateau - 53.3% Availability in Vaughn - Speeds up to 1,024 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Vaughn - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Vaughn - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Vaughn

Vaughn Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Vaughn is the 288th most connected city in New Mexico behind Mountainair, Moriarty, Estancia, Fort Sumner, and Santa Rosa.

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

Approximately 300 people in Guadalupe 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 Guadalupe County, approximately 800 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 and Cord Cutting in Vaughn

Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the popular ISPs in the area place a limit on data use on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because customers see caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting". Providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Vaughn

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Plateau DSL and Fiber 53.3%+ 1,024 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Plateau DSL 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Vaughn to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Vaughn 75.8 Mbps 4 $0.11 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +273.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +31.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +23.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +35.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +39.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )