Chama, New Mexico Broadband Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 3 choices for service in Chama, NM that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Chama by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1WindstreamDSL200 Mbps200 Mbps59.9%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Chama NM Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Chama have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Chama compare to Rio Arriba County? The average speed in Chama is 77.24 Mbps which is faster than Rio Arriba County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the New Mexico average of 15.93 Mbps.

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Chama Internet Access Facts

  • There are 3 residential internet providers in Chama, NM providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Chama is 384.9% faster than the average in New Mexico and 138.4% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 82.0% of the Rio Arriba County population

  • The average internet download speed in Chama is 77.24 Mbps based upon 392 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Chama population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Chama residents

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Chama residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Windstream as the top provider for Chama, New Mexico.

Who has the fastest internet service in Chama?

Windstream with a download speed of 200 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Chama.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Chama, New Mexico?

The following zip codes were used: 87520

How do the internet speeds in Chama compare to other cities in New Mexico?

Click through to see how the Chama broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Alamogordo, Angel Fire, Artesia, Mora, Rio Rancho, Upper Fruitland, White Rock

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Chama, New Mexico population.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Chama, New Mexico?

Windstream provides broadband internet service to 59.9% of Chama.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Chama internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
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Chama Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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