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Internet providers in Portales, NM

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Provider
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 75 MbpsCable91%
CenturyLink $45 12 - 20 MbpsDSL92%
Roosevelt County Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -Fiber-optic99%
Roosevelt County Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. - -DSL0.040%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Portales internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Portales 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 Portales area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 99% of Portales residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 91% of those living in Portales.

There are six internet providers serving the Portales area, and 95.37% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Portales's six internet providers, prices start at $24.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Portales

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

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Portales residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 92% of the area. Portales’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Portales residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Portales covering 91% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Portales 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 Portales, $41.99.

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 Portales, $3.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Portales. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Portales's providers, 26 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

20 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

92%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Portales covering 92% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Portales 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 Portales, $41.99.

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 Portales, $3.23.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 20 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Portales. These download speeds are available to 92% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Portales's providers, 26 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 Portales covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Portales 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 Portales, $41.99.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Portales, $3.23.

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 Portales. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Portales's providers, 26 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Roosevelt County Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Portales with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Portales. The next fastest internet provider in Portales is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 91% of the area.

Southwestern Wireless offers the cheapest internet in Portales with plans starting at $24.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Portales, $41.99.

Roosevelt County Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Portales, covering 99% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.