Internet Providers in Baker, Nevada

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Residential Internet Statistics for Baker, NV
Average Speed Test Result: 2.6 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 0 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Baker, Nevada

Information below is calculated based on the twice-annual FCC broadband coverage reports. BroadbandNow also uses direct reporting from providers and other private datasets to further validate that data. Pricing and plan data shown here is hand-gathered manually through our data analysis division. BroadbandNow has aggregated 102 broadband deals in Baker since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 11 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

100 percent of Baker is stuck with one or fewer choices for Internet service as of 2021. Adjusting for all census blocks in city limits, the average address has at least 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Areas with more choices usually will get lower pricing as providers are incentivized to improve network infrastructure to earn customers.

Rise Broadband is one of the top three providers in Baker. They are available for 53 percent of local addresses. Sky Fiber is another company worth knowing about. While fixed wireless isn't as well known as cable, it it offers similar speed and quality in some cases.

Fixed wireless is the strongest Internet service choice in much of the Baker area, and the only alternative to less ideal Internet access options like satellite broadband Internet. Our latest data suggests that close to one hundred percent of of residents have access to fixed wireless service.

According to the most recent FCC filings, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Baker so far as coverage area. These providers often overlap around Baker.

  • There are 7 internet providers in Baker with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Baker is the 83rd most connected city in Nevada behind Cedar City, Milford, Ely, Beaver, and Delta.

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 Baker, Nevada

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Baker, Nevada

  • Rise Broadband - 53.2% Availability in Baker - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Baker - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Baker - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Baker

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Baker is the 83rd most connected city in Nevada behind Cedar City, Milford, Ely, Beaver, and Delta.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in White Pine 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.

In White Pine County, approximately 10,000 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 in Baker

Data from our research team shows that popular providers use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since customers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Baker

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Sky Fiber Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 60.0%+ 9 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 53.2%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Sky Fiber Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 47.4%+ 50 Mbps
WestNet Fixed Wireless 0.4%+ 35 Mbps

Compare Baker to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Baker 2.6 Mbps 5 $3.90 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +346.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +104.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +97.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +109.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +112.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )