Census: N.M. struggling for a good connection

New U.S. Census Bureau data released earlier this month says New Mexico is among the least connected states to broadband in the nation.

New Mexico ranks No. 48, just ahead of Arkansas and Mississippi and one notch below West Virginia, with percentage of households with broadband Internet subscriptions in 2016.

The Census determined 73.7 percent of New Mexico household had broadband connections; the U.S. average was 81.4 percent. Washington state led the nation at 87.4 percent.

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