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Internet providers in Placitas, NM

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Placitas, NM internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 250 MbpsCable92%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL82%
Lobo Internet Services $50.00 3 - 7 MbpsDSL5.885%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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Placitas internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Placitas 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 Placitas area will have access to DSL, which covers 97% of Placitas residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 92% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Placitas, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are nine internet providers serving the Placitas area, and 90.45% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Placitas's nine internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Placitas

The largest internet providers in Placitas are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and HughesNet bringing cable, DSL, and satellite options to Placitas.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Placitas residents, covering 92% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 82% of the area. Placitas’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Placitas residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

92%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Placitas covering 92% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Placitas 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 Placitas, $47.87.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Placitas, $3.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 250 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in Placitas. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Placitas's providers, 162 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Placitas covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Placitas 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Placitas, $47.87.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Placitas, $3.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in Placitas. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Placitas's providers, 162 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 Placitas covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Placitas 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 Placitas, $47.87.

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 Placitas, $3.99.

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 Placitas. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Placitas's providers, 162 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

NMSURF is the fastest internet provider in Placitas with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 36% of households in Placitas. The next fastest internet provider in Placitas is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 92% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Placitas with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Placitas, $47.87.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.