Internet Providers in Duckwater, Nevada

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Residential Internet Statistics for Duckwater, NV
Average Speed Test Result: 2.33 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 0 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Duckwater, Nevada

The average Duckwater household has access to broadband service through 1 companies.

Wireless internet services like fixed wireless, satellite, and mobile LTE have a handful of big problems, making them not particularly preferable for Internet access. Data caps present the biggest inconvenience, although it's worth noting that fixed wireless data and streaming caps are often more comparable to those on wired DSL and cable service.

We should note here that since FCC data is currently only tallied up twice annually and only published six or more months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Satellite and LTE both provide alternative Internet access choices for Duckwater residents who can't access more robust cable or DSL service.

According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Duckwater so far as coverage area. The more common ISPs frequently compete at addresses in different neighborhoods around Duckwater.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Duckwater, Nevada

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Duckwater, Nevada

  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Duckwater - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Duckwater - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Duckwater

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Duckwater is the 89th most connected city in Nevada behind Tonopah, Spring Creek, Carlin, Ely, and Battle Mountain.

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

Approximately 25,000 people in Nye 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 Nye County, approximately 32,000 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 and Video Streaming Around Duckwater

Data collected by our research team suggests that popular providers in Duckwater use data caps for their home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial since users see caps as a strategy to limit streaming services, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily uses 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Duckwater

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 9 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
WestNet Fixed Wireless 100% 35 Mbps

Compare Duckwater to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Duckwater 2.3 Mbps 3 $3.80 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +346.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +104.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +15 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +97.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +109.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +18 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +113 Mbps ) 9 ( +6 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )