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< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Gerlach, Nevada
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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 84 bundled broadband plans in Gerlach since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 81 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.
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 and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Gerlach as measured by coverage area. These telecom companies often overlap around Gerlach.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Gerlach200 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||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||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.
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.
Compare Gerlach to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Gerlach||4.3 Mbps||4||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +530.1 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +144.5 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +156.3 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +165.2 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +157.8 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|