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Internet providers in 88012

Find internet providers serving the 88012 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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88012 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable90%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL85%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic0.020%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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88012 internet service at a glance

At 93%, broadband coverage in the 88012 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of New Mexico - 84%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 88012 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 90% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 29% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 18% of those living in the 88012 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 88012 area, and 89.41% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 88012, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Las Cruces

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 114 Mbps 129 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 148 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 88012

The largest internet providers serving the 88012 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 88012 ZIP code, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 85% of the area. Las Cruces’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 88012 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

90%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 88012 ZIP code, covering 90% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 88012 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Las Cruces, $52.98.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Las Cruces, $2.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 88012 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 90% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Las Cruces's providers, 96 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

85%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 88012 ZIP code, covering 85% 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 $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Las Cruces, $52.98.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Las Cruces, $2.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 88012 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 85% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Las Cruces's providers, 96 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 88012 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 88012 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 Las Cruces, $52.98.

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 Las Cruces, $2.41.

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 88012 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Las Cruces's providers, 96 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 88012 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 88012 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 90% of households in 88012. The next fastest internet provider in the 88012 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 85% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 88012 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Las Cruces, $52.98.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 88012 ZIP code, covering 0.020% 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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.