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Internet providers in Hobbs, NM

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Hobbs, NM internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 15 - 100 MbpsDSL98%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 75 MbpsFiber-optic0.155%
BendBroadband - 100 - 300 MbpsCable98%
BendBroadband - 100 - 300 MbpsFiber-optic1.332%
Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative - 25 - 3 MbpsDSL0.240%
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Hobbs internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hobbs 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 Hobbs area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Hobbs residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.710% of those living in Hobbs.

There are seven internet providers serving the Hobbs area, and 96.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hobbs's seven internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hobbs

The largest internet providers in Hobbs are Windstream, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Hobbs.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all Hobbs residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Hobbs’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Hobbs residents.

Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Hobbs covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Hobbs 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $38.73.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hobbs, $2.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in Hobbs. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 53 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 Hobbs covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hobbs 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 Hobbs, $38.73.

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 Hobbs, $2.28.

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 Hobbs. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

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

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Hobbs covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hobbs 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $38.73.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hobbs, $2.28.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Hobbs. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

BendBroadband is the fastest internet provider in Hobbs with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Hobbs. The next fastest internet provider in Hobbs is BendBroadband, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 1.332% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Hobbs with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $38.73.

BendBroadband is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hobbs, covering 1.332% of the city. Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative also offers fiber internet in Hobbs and is available to 0.225% of households.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

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%.