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Internet providers in 88242

Find internet providers serving the 88242 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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88242 internet providers

Provider
Windstream $19.99 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL95%
Windstream $75.00 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic8.510%
BendBroadband - 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable94%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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88242 internet service at a glance

At 100%, 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 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 54% 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 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hobbs

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 111 Mbps 22 Mbps DSL
Southwestern Wireless 12 Mbps 11 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in 88242

The largest internet providers serving the 88242 ZIP code are Windstream, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Hobbs’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, 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

2,000 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, $54.98.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.10 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hobbs, $0.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 88242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 59 Mbps.

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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 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 $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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hobbs, $0.47.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 59 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 the 88242 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Viasat 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 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, $0.47.

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 88242 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Hobbs's providers, 59 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 88242 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 88242 ZIP code with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in 88242. The next fastest internet provider in the 88242 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 8.510% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 88242 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hobbs, $54.98.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 88242 ZIP code, covering 8.510% of the city.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.