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87506 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable54%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL77%
Cyber Mesa Telecom $34.95 5 - 15 MbpsDSL23%
Tularosa Basin Telephone Co - 25 - 200 MbpsDSL2.280%
Tularosa Basin Telephone Co - 25 - 200 MbpsFiber-optic2.280%
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87506 internet service at a glance

At 77%, broadband coverage in the 87506 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of New Mexico - 84%, and slightly lower than broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 87506 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 42% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 38% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 19% of those living in the 87506 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 87506 area, and 61.83% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 87506, 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 213 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Viasat 36 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
CenturyLink 116 Mbps 100 Mbps DSL
NMSURF 17 Mbps 5 Mbps Wireless
HughesNet 13 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in 87506

The largest internet providers serving the 87506 ZIP code are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and Cyber Mesa Telecom bringing cable and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to most in the 87506 ZIP code, covering 54% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 77% of the area. Santa Fe’s third most-available internet provider, Cyber Mesa Telecom, offers DSL to around 23% of residents in the 87506 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

54%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to about half of households in the 87506 ZIP code, covering 54% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 87506 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, $2.70.

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 87506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 54% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Fe's providers, 201 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

77%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 87506 ZIP code, covering 77% 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, $2.70.

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 87506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 77% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Santa Fe's providers, 201 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

23%

DSL from Cyber Mesa Telecom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 87506 ZIP code, covering 23% 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, $2.70.

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 87506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 23% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Santa Fe's providers, 201 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 87506 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 87506 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 87506 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 DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 87506 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 87506 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 54% of households in 87506. The next fastest internet provider in the 87506 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 77% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 87506 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Santa Fe, $48.55.

Tularosa Basin Telephone Co is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 87506 ZIP code, covering 2.280% of the city. Cyber Mesa Telecom also offers fiber internet in 87506 and is available to 0.970% of households.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.