Internet Providers in Waterflow, NM

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Residential Internet Statistics for Waterflow, NM
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 940 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.57

Internet Access in Waterflow, New Mexico

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Waterflow. HughesNet is also a common option.

The average Waterflow home has 2 Internet providers to choose from. This is a good amount of competition. It tends to improve prices and service reliability at a given address. This high level of Internet access isn't universal, though. A surprising 86.85 of residents still have only one or fewer choices for broadband services.

Keep in mind that since FCC data is currently only collected twice a year and only released six months after filing, provider availability shown above may not reflect the most recent upgrades or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.

DSL providers such as CenturyLink deliver Internet services using phone lines. This is why DSL is marketed through corporations that historically offered landline telephone plans. DSL Internet is accessible by 93.96 percent of Waterflow. See the table directly below to get an idea of how marketed speed, latency, and etc align with user-tested speeds.

Outside of the providers listed above, CenturyLink is another option to consider. They have coverage in 50 percent of Waterflow. Fixed wireless companies like Choice Broadband and satellite providers such as are also sometimes a good choice. However, the incumbent wired options are usually a better value so far as speed.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Waterflow, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 50.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Sacred Wind Communications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s 9.8%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 35.9%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Waterflow

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Waterflow is the 34th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Flora Vista, Fruitland, and Shiprock, but behind Farmington and Kirtland.

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.

Fiber Availability: 11% of people living in Waterflow 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.

In San Juan County, approximately 31,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Waterflow

Data collected by our research team shows that top ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which can use one to seven Gigabytes per hour.