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Internet providers in 87501

Find internet providers serving the 87501 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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87501 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL68%
Cyber Mesa Telecom $34.95 5 - 15 MbpsDSL57%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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87501 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 87501 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 87501 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 91% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 52% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 14% of those living in the 87501 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 87501 area, and 99.89% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 87501, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Santa Fe

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 148 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 28 Mbps 13 Mbps DSL
NMSURF 28 Mbps 6 Mbps Wireless

Top high-speed internet providers in 87501

The largest internet providers serving the 87501 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 87501 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 68% of the area. Santa Fe’s third most-available internet provider, Cyber Mesa Telecom, offers DSL to around 57% of residents in the 87501 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 87501 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 87501 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 Santa Fe, $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 Santa Fe, $2.86.

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 87501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Fe's providers, 195 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

68%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 87501 ZIP code, covering 68% 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 Santa Fe, $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 Santa Fe, $2.86.

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 87501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Fe's providers, 195 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

4 Mbps

Average availability

57%

DSL from Cyber Mesa Telecom offers broadband to about half of households in the 87501 ZIP code, covering 57% 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 Santa Fe, $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 Santa Fe, $2.86.

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 4 Mbps in 87501 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Santa Fe's providers, 195 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 87501 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 87501 and the greater Santa Fe area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Santa Fe at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Santa Fe at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 87501 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 Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet providers in 87501 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 87501 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 87501. The next fastest internet provider in the 87501 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 68% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 87501 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Santa Fe, $48.55.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.