Internet providers in 88081

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88081 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 140 MbpsDSL97%
CenturyLink $65.00 20 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic4.299%
Chaparral Holding $35.00 3 - 10 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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88081 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 88081 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 88081 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 4.300% of those living in the 88081 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 88081 area, and 95.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 88081, prices start at $35 and available download speeds reach up to 140 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 88081

The largest internet providers serving the 88081 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Chaparral Holding, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to nearly all in the 88081 ZIP code, covering 97% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Chaparral Holding, which covers 96% of the area. Chaparral’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 88081 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

140 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 88081 ZIP code, covering 97% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Chaparral, $47.50.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chaparral, $2.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 140 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 88081 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Chaparral's providers, 71 Mbps.

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Chaparral Holding cable internet

Provider

Chaparral Holding

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

10 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Chaparral Holding offers broadband to nearly all households in the 88081 ZIP code, covering 96% of the area.

Chaparral Holding’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 88081 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Chaparral Holding start at $35/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Chaparral, $47.50.

Chaparral Holding customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 3 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $11.67 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chaparral, $2.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Chaparral Holding offers download speeds up to 10 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 88081 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Chaparral's providers, 71 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 88081 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 88081 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Chaparral, $47.50.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Chaparral, $2.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 88081 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Chaparral's providers, 71 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 88081 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 88081 ZIP code with download speeds up to 140 Mbps. These speeds are available to 97% of households in 88081. The next fastest internet provider in the 88081 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 4.299% of the area.

Chaparral Holding offers the cheapest internet in the 88081 ZIP with service starting at $35/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Chaparral, $47.50.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 88081 ZIP code, covering 4.299% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.