Internet Providers in Zuni, New Mexico

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Residential Internet Statistics for Zuni, NM
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 9.35 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 60 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 55.6%

Internet Access in Zuni, New Mexico

DSL Internet is the only high-speed wired network choice with widespread availability in Zuni proper. According to our latest data, it's available to approximately 92.78 percent of the local population. DSL Internet is delivered over landline telephone wires on utility poles. This is the reason it almost always is provided by telephone companies like CenturyLink.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

The broadband packages shown on this page are collected manually by our research team. Our team has collected 99 Internet plans in the area around Zuni since 2014.

CenturyLink is one of the top three providers in Zuni. They are available to 92 percent of residents.

Overall, Internet service competition is extremely poor in Zuni — as you can see through the map below, which illustrates how many providers have coverage for a given block or neighborhood.

Internet Statistics 2021

7,000 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 Zuni, New Mexico

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Zuni, New Mexico

  • CenturyLink - 92.8% Availability in Zuni - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Zuni - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Zuni - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Zuni

Zuni Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Zuni is the 264th most connected city in New Mexico ahead of Vanderwagen, but behind Gallup, Sanders, Mentmore, and Ramah.

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

Approximately 17,000 people in McKinley 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 McKinley County, approximately 37,000 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 Caps and Cord Cutting in Zuni

Data from our researchers shows that common providers in the area currently use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since users view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Zuni

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 92.8%+ 60 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps

Compare Zuni to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Zuni 9.4 Mbps 3 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +339.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +97.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +90.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +102.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +105.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +6 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )