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Internet providers in 87102

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87102 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable99%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL84%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic14%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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87102 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 87102 ZIP code is slightly higher than the rest of New Mexico - 84%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 87102 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.630% of those living in the 87102 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 87102 area, and 98.59% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 87102, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Albuquerque

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 132 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 42 Mbps 17 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 87102

The largest internet providers serving the 87102 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 87102 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 84% of the area. Albuquerque’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 14% of residents in the 87102 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 87102 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 87102 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Albuquerque, $50.69.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albuquerque, $2.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 87102 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albuquerque's providers, 226 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 87102 ZIP code, covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Albuquerque, $50.69.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albuquerque, $2.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 87102 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albuquerque's providers, 226 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

14%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 87102 ZIP code, covering 14% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 87102 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Albuquerque, $50.69.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Albuquerque, $2.82.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 87102 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 14% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Albuquerque's providers, 226 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 87102 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 87102 and the greater Albuquerque area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Albuquerque at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Albuquerque at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 87102 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Albuquerque may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Albuquerque cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 87102 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 87102 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in 87102. The next fastest internet provider in the 87102 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 84% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 87102 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Albuquerque, $50.69.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 87102 ZIP code, covering 14% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.