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Internet Providers in Alamo, Nevada
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Internet Access in Alamo, Nevada
Consumers will find 5 Internet providers in Alamo.
Compared to wired broadband like cable, wireless service provides lower speeds, higher prices, and lower data limits. These limitations make wireless challenging to use for activities like Netflix, Skype, and other data-hungry modern applications.
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.
22.39 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 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
22.4% of consumers in Alamo200 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 Alamo, Nevada
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Lincoln County Telephone System||100 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||1m 21s||93.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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.
Compare Alamo to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Alamo||14.9 Mbps||4||$4.17 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +519.5 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +133.9 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +145.7 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +154.6 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +147.2 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|