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Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL95%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic8.512%
TDS Telecom $35 1 - 300 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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88242 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 88242 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 88242 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 95% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 8.510% of those living in the 88242 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 88242 area, and 92.42% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 88242, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 88242

The largest internet providers serving the 88242 ZIP code are Windstream, TDS Telecom, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Windstream is available to nearly all in the 88242 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from TDS Telecom, which covers 94% of the area. Hobbs’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 88242 ZIP code.

Windstream DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in the 88242 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $38.31.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hobbs, $3.48.

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 88242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 90 Mbps.

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TDS Telecom cable internet

Provider

TDS Telecom

Starting price*
$35/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

94%

Cable from TDS Telecom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 88242 ZIP code, covering 94% of the area.

TDS Telecom’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 88242 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for TDS Telecom start at $35/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $38.31.

TDS Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $35.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hobbs, $3.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TDS Telecom offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 88242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 90 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 88242 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 88242 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 Hobbs, $38.31.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hobbs, $3.48.

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 88242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 90 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 88242 frequently asked questions

TDS Telecom is the fastest internet provider in the 88242 ZIP code with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 94% of households in 88242. The next fastest internet provider in the 88242 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 88242 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $38.31.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 88242 ZIP code, covering 8.512% of the city.

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.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.