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Internet providers in 87043

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Xfinity $29.99 15 - 250 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 100 MbpsDSL94%
Lobo Internet Services, Ltd. - -DSL8.175%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Cibola Wireless $49.95 3 - 50 MbpsWireless100%
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87043 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 87043 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 87043 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% 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 87043 area, and 97.28% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 87043, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 87043

The largest internet providers serving the 87043 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 87043 ZIP code, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 94% of the area. Placitas’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 87043 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

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

250 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in the 87043 ZIP code, covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 87043 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, $47.48.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Placitas, $3.96.

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 87043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Placitas's providers, 73 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

94%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in the 87043 ZIP code, covering 94% 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 $45/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Placitas, $47.48.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Placitas, $3.96.

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 87043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Placitas's providers, 73 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 87043 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 87043 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 Placitas, $47.48.

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, $3.96.

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 87043 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Placitas's providers, 73 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 87043 frequently asked questions

CNSP Internet is the fastest internet provider in the 87043 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 45% of households in 87043. The next fastest internet provider in the 87043 ZIP code is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 250 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 87043 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Placitas, $47.48.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.