Internet Service Providers in Pioche, Nevada

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pioche, NV
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 8.94 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 25.26%

Internet Access in Pioche, Nevada

Internet service coverage and competition in Pioche is not robust in comparison with other Nevada cities. 35.76 percent of the population have one (or fewer) choices forbroadband Internet services at their location. Pioche's level of connectivity ranks 67th of 92 cities in Nevada.

Lincoln County Telephone System is also a common broadband option in Pioche, offering primarily DSL connections with coverage in 92 percent of the area.

We should note here that since FCC coverage data is only tallied up twice a year and only published six months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

DSL Internet providers deliver Internet services via telephone infrastructure, which is why it is sold through telecommunication companies that historically offered landline phone service. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is available for 92.02 percent of Pioche. Refer to the graphical tools below to get an idea of how provider-promised speed, latency, and etc line up with real-world performance locally.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common overall. They have Internet coverage reaching virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage for virtually one hundred percent of residents. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is 35 Mbps, while HughesNet offers up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything over 10 Mbps is enough for streaming SD video to devices on WiFi, but becomes challenging for multiple users or modern apps such as video chat and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the coverage map on this page to see how broadband coverage compares at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Pioche, Nevada

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Lincoln County Telephone System 100 Mbps DSL and Fiber 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pioche, Nevada

  • LCTS - 92.0% Availability in Pioche - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Pioche - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Pioche - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pioche

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Pioche is the 67th most connected city in Nevada behind Cedar City, Enterprise, Santa Clara, Milford, and Ivins.

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

Approximately 200 people in Lincoln 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.

Fiber Availability: 64% of people living in Pioche have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 64% of Pioche 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 Lincoln County, approximately 700 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 Pioche

Internet providers have added "data caps" to residential Internet packages recently. Some ISPs in the area, including LCTS, have plans with data caps. Data caps as a trend vary widely, and can be anywhere from 250 Gigabytes to one Terabyte or more. Most residential Internet data caps are quite high, which means that they don't affect the majority of users. Most companies have an official usage tracking meter on their site. Data caps have been increasing as the standard of video quality rises. When signing up for LCTS in Pioche, verify any data limits regarding your specific plan before signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pioche

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Lincoln County Telephone System DSL and Fiber 92.0%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Lincoln County Telephone System DSL and Fiber 100% 100 Mbps

Compare Pioche to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pioche 8.9 Mbps 4 $4.10 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +340.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +98.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +14 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +102.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +106.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +5 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )