Internet Providers in Glenbrook, Nevada

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Residential Internet Statistics for Glenbrook, NV
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 68.53 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

Internet Access in Glenbrook, Nevada

Data below is calculated based on biannual FCC coverage reporting. We also use direct reporting from providers and other private data to enhance that data. Plan and pricing data is collected by our market research team. We've found and verified 194 broadband plans in Glenbrook. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 1,393 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.

Coverage from Spectrum and Viasat Internet (formerly Exede), generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Spectrum and Viasat is common.

2 Internet options per block isn't a high amount of broadband competition compared to other areas, but it's enough to drive price and speed competition in Glenbrook neighborhoods where providers overlap. As is evident in the interactive map below, availability can vary from neighborhood.

HughesNet and Frontier Communications can also provide Internet service in Glenbrook, with significant overlap in some blocks.

In summary, Glenbrook's broadband Internet infrastructure conforms with a common pattern in US cities: widespread coverage for cable and DSL, with the caveat that the majority of houses or apartments are limited to one company for subscribing to either type of service. This pattern comes from the fact that Broadband companies are former cable TV and telephone corporations. So, they can use pre-existing wired infrastructures to deliver broadband Internet service.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Glenbrook, Nevada

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Glenbrook, Nevada

  • Spectrum - 100.0% Availability in Glenbrook - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Frontier - 98.0% Availability in Glenbrook - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Glenbrook - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Glenbrook - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Glenbrook

Glenbrook Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Glenbrook is the 29th most connected city in Nevada ahead of South Lake Tahoe and Stateline, but behind Minden, Zephyr Cove, and Carson City.

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

Approximately 400 people in Douglas 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.

Approximately 98% of Glenbrook residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Douglas County, approximately 3,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Glenbrook

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Sky Fiber Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 98.0%+ 115 Mbps
Preferred Networks Fixed Wireless 28.3%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
Sky Fiber Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 84.6%+ 115 Mbps
Preferred Networks Fixed Wireless 42.7%+ 10 Mbps

Compare Glenbrook to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Glenbrook 68.5 Mbps 6 $0.71 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +280.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +38.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +31.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +43.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +46.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )