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Internet service providers in Albuquerque, NM

Find the Albuquerque internet provider that suits your needs by comparing pricing, speed and availability.

Residential internet providers in Albuquerque by availability

The three largest providers in Albuquerque, NM, are Xfinity, CenturyLink and HughesNet.

Xfinity is the only cable internet provider available in Albuquerque, but it does cover about 94% of the city. Fiber internet service is available from CenturyLink.

Two companies offer satellite internet, which has a 100% coverage range in the city. HughesNet is the largest satellite internet service provider in Albuquerque. You can also choose satellite services from Viasat at a lower starting price.

Compare the largest internet providers in Albuquerque

The biggest differences between the largest internet service providers in Albuquerque are their service offerings. Here’s some information about the most widely available internet providers and why Albuquerqueans love them.

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3.54 / 5

Xfinity is one of the largest providers in the country and offers blazing-fast speeds up to 2,000 Mbps via a cable connection.

Why Albuquerqueans love it:

  • Xfinity offers some of the fastest internet in Albuquerque that isn’t fiber.
  • Xfinity customers have more options for add-on services like cable TV.
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4.12 / 5

With a wide range of speeds options, most households can find a plan that fits their needs with CenturyLink. Depending on where you live, you may be able to choose between DSL or fiber-optic internet.

Why Albuquerqueans love it:

  • CenturyLink’s DSL coverage reaches most of the city.
  • CenturyLink has the largest amount of fiber coverage of any provider in the city.

HughesNet is one of only two satellite internet providers in the U.S. to provide high-speed satellite internet services.

Why Albuquerqueans love it:

  • Albuquerqueans who are outside the range of other providers are covered by HughesNet.
  • Connect all of your devices with built-in Wi-Fi with every plan.

Fastest internet in Albuquerque

Albuquerque has relatively high internet speeds, but the speeds tend to drop the farther away you are from the city, as do the number of available internet providers.

Fastest max advertised download speeds in Albuquerque, NM

Fiber-optic internet offerings may be limited to select areas. Xfinity and CenturyLink provide the highest speeds with the best amount of coverage.

Albuquerque Wi-Fi hotspots

If you’re visiting Albuquerque to take in its rich history, or if you’re a resident who is out for a stroll, it pays to know where the best Wi-Fi hotspots are. While some Wi-Fi networks will be password protected, others are public and can be used by anyone in the vicinity.

Here are a few public places where you can find free Wi-Fi in Albuquerque:

  • Most retail stores, like the Barnes & Noble in Uptown
  • Most bars, coffee shops and restaurants including Satellite Coffee, Humble Coffee Company and Little Bear Coffee
  • All branches of the Albuquerque Public Library system
  • Various city locations, including the Albuquerque Aquarium & Botanic Garden, Bear Canyon Senior Center, Old Town Plaza, Robinson Park and more

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