Internet Providers in Gerlach, Nevada

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Residential Internet Statistics for Gerlach, NV
Average Speed Test Result: 5.14 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 0 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Gerlach, Nevada

Information below is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to further validate that information. Plane and pricing data is hand-gathered manually by our data science division. Locally, we've found and verified 79 bundled broadband plans in Gerlach since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 167 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.

Mobile access is marketed in the local area from providers such as Choice Broadband and Verizon Wireless.

100 percent of Gerlach households (200 residents total) are limited to a single option for home Internet service.

Taking a look now at network tech with significant infrastructure already built in Gerlach, we see that the most widespread wired broadband Internet tech types are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and (less then 0.05 percent coverage).

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Gerlach as measured by coverage area. These telecom companies often overlap around Gerlach.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Gerlach, Nevada

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Gerlach, Nevada

  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Gerlach - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Gerlach - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Gerlach

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Gerlach is the 87th most connected city in Nevada behind Lovelock, Janesville, Susanville, Doyle, and Alturas.

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 Washoe 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 Washoe County, approximately 6,000 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 Gerlach

Data collected by our market research team shows that top providers use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since customers view caps as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers insist caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Gerlach

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Sky Fiber Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 80.6%+ 9 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Sky Fiber Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps

Compare Gerlach to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Gerlach 5.1 Mbps 4 $3.96 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +344 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +102 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +94.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +106.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +110.2 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )