Internet Service Providers in Elko, Georgia
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Residential Internet Statistics for Elko, GA
|Wired Internet Providers:||4|
|Average Speed Test Result:||8.07 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||34.01%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Elko, Georgia
Internet Access in Elko, Georgia
Elko currently has two widely available Internet service providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. They have speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for virtually one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite, with availability for virtually one hundred percent of the area.
As of recent government reporting, 61.26 percent of residents (700 residents total) are limited to a single choice for wired broadband.
The data listed here is sourced from provider coverage reports. Data is validated with privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to create more detailed listings than is available from government websites. Information about pricing of current broadband plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually. There are a total of 249 plans in Elko from 2014 to the present. There are 33 Internet plans currently on the market in the area.
In terms of network technologies with significant infrastructure built around the Elko area, the most common wired broadband technology infrastructures are Cable and Satellite, with 28.79% and practically one hundred percent respectively. Regular cable TV companies are usually the source for cable home Internet, thanks to the fact that they can re-purpose their existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Local subscribers to cable service providers such as generally select cable thanks to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL at any rate.)
While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, Windstream also serves the area with a top speed of 200 Mbps. See the map on the page below to compare how many options are available at a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
61.3% of consumers in Elko700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Elko, Georgia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Cox Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Hargray Communications||500 Mbps||Cable||16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Elko, Georgia
- Windstream - 93.1% Availability in Elko - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Hargray - 28.8% Availability in Elko - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
- Cox - 1.5% Availability in Elko - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Elko - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Elko - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Elko
|Windstream||DSL and Fiber||93.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Hargray Communications||Cable||28.8%+||500 Mbps|
|Cox Communications||Cable||1.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Cox Business||Cable||0.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Elko to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Elko||8.1 Mbps||6||$1.04 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +341 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +99 Mbps )||18 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +91.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +103.6 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +107.2 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|