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Internet providers in 87544

Find internet providers serving the 87544 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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87544 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL63%
Cyber Mesa Telecom $34.95 5 - 15 MbpsDSL12%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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87544 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 87544 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 87544 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 4.700% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Los Alamos, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the 87544 area, and 99.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 87544, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Los Alamos

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 5 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 57 Mbps 27 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 144 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 87544

The largest internet providers serving the 87544 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and Cyber Mesa Telecom bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 87544 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 63% of the area. Los Alamos’s third most-available internet provider, Cyber Mesa Telecom, offers DSL to around 12% of residents in the 87544 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 87544 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 87544 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 Los Alamos, $48.55.

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 Los Alamos, $3.03.

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 87544 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Los Alamos's providers, 185 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

63%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 87544 ZIP code, covering 63% 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 Los Alamos, $48.55.

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 Los Alamos, $3.03.

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 87544 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Los Alamos's providers, 185 Mbps.

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Cyber Mesa Telecom DSL internet

Provider

Cyber Mesa Telecom

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

12%

DSL from Cyber Mesa Telecom offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 87544 ZIP code, covering 12% of the area.

DSL internet from Cyber Mesa Telecom 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 Cyber Mesa Telecom start at $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Los Alamos, $48.55.

Cyber Mesa Telecom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $6.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Los Alamos, $3.03.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cyber Mesa Telecom offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 87544 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Los Alamos's providers, 185 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 87544 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 87544 and the greater Los Alamos area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Los Alamos at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Los Alamos at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 87544 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Los Alamos may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Los Alamos cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 87544 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 87544 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 87544. The next fastest internet provider in the 87544 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 63% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 87544 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Los Alamos, $48.55.

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