Internet Providers in Alamo, Nevada

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Residential Internet Statistics for Alamo, NV
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 12.26 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 12.91%

Internet Access in Alamo, Nevada

Consumers will find 5 Internet providers in Alamo.

DSL Internet providers like Lincoln County Telephone System connect customers to Internet service over telephone lines, which explains why DSL is sold through corporations that historically offered landline phone service. DSL network technology is available for 99.02 percent of addresses in Alamo. See the data visualization tools directly below to get an idea of how the advertised speeds line up with real-world performance locally.

Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is tallied up twice annually and only released six months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce this lag time.

21.49 percent of Alamo is currently without a choice for true broadband Internet service. This is not a shock, seeing as market competition between Internet providers is poor. Addresses in the local area have 1-2 choices for broadband service, when averaged across the entire population.

According to the latest FCC filings and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Alamo so far as coverage. As the map below demonstrates, these providers frequently compete at addresses in different neighborhoods around Alamo.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alamo, Nevada

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Lincoln County Telephone System 100 Mbps DSL and Fiber 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alamo, Nevada

  • LCTS - 99.0% Availability in Alamo - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Alamo - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Alamo - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Alamo

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Alamo is the 37th most connected city in Nevada ahead of Logandale and Littlefield, but behind North Las Vegas, Overton, and Mesquite.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 200 people in Lincoln County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 79% of people living in Alamo have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 79% of Alamo residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Lincoln County, approximately 700 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps and Video Streaming in Alamo

Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the popular ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on data use on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming, while providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: video streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Alamo

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Lincoln County Telephone System DSL and Fiber 99.0%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Lincoln County Telephone System DSL and Fiber 100% 100 Mbps

Compare Alamo to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alamo 12.3 Mbps 4 $4.10 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +336.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +94.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +87.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +99.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +103 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )