Internet providers in Silver City, NM

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Silver City, NM internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 75 MbpsCable98%
CenturyLink $45.00 20 - 100 MbpsDSL96%
Alpha Enterprises $31.50 4 - 6 MbpsDSL71%
Cyber Mesa Telecom $34.95 5 - 7 MbpsDSL7.678%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Silver City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Silver City 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 Silver City area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Silver City residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Silver City, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Silver City area, and 97.75% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Silver City's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Silver City

The largest internet providers in Silver City are Xfinity, CenturyLink, and Alpha Enterprises bringing cable and DSL options to Silver City.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Silver City residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 96% of the area. Silver City’s third most-available internet provider, Alpha Enterprises, offers DSL to around 71% of Silver City residents.

Xfinity cable internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Silver City covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Silver City 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 Silver City, $43.05.

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 Silver City, $3.07.

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 Silver City. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Silver City's providers, 33 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

96%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Silver City covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Silver City 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 Silver City, $43.05.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 20 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.25 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Silver City, $3.07.

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 Silver City. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Silver City's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Alpha Enterprises DSL internet

Provider

Alpha Enterprises

Starting price*
$31.5/mo.
Max download speed

6 Mbps

Max upload speed

4 Mbps

Average availability

71%

DSL from Alpha Enterprises offers broadband to most households in Silver City covering 71% of the area.

DSL internet from Alpha Enterprises uses telephone lines in Silver City 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 Alpha Enterprises start at $31.5/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Silver City, $43.05.

Alpha Enterprises customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.88 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Silver City, $3.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Alpha Enterprises offers download speeds up to 6 Mbps and upload speeds up to 4 Mbps in Silver City. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Silver City's providers, 33 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Silver City, you’ll likely have options from cable and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Silver City, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Silver City and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Silver City at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Silver City at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Silver City residents, 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 Silver City may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 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 Silver City cable and DSL internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in Silver City with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Silver City. The next fastest internet provider in Silver City is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 75 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Silver City with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Silver City, $43.05.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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.