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Internet providers in Hobbs, NM

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Hobbs, NM internet providers

Provider
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL98%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.155%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.332%
Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative - 25 - 1,000 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 100% of Hobbs residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% 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 $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hobbs

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 133 Mbps 89 Mbps DSL
Southwestern Wireless 12 Mbps 11 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in Hobbs

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet is available to nearly all Hobbs residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from Viasat, which covers 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/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 $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $54.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hobbs, $2.62.

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, 12 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 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 $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $54.98.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hobbs, $2.62.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Hobbs. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 12 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Hobbs with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Hobbs. The next fastest internet provider in Hobbs is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 0.155% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Hobbs with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $54.98.

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.

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