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Internet Providers in Silverpeak, Nevada
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Internet Access in Silverpeak, Nevada
As it stands, DSL is the only wired broadband network choice that has meaningful coverage within Silverpeak. According to our latest data pull, it can be accessed by 93.46 percent of the population. DSL service is delivered via landline telephone lines you see on telephone poles, which is the reason it is provided by telephone operators like Frontier Communications.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
There's a decent amount of choice between companies within Silverpeak. However, 100 residents still don't have service from multiple providers. The consequence of this is that if they aren't satisfied with their provider, they have no choice but to rely on a lower-grade wireless. However, this issue isn't widespread in Silverpeak — the average household has 3-4 Internet choices.
Frontier Communications is the third largest wired broadband provider in Silverpeak as measured by coverage area. They are available for 93 percent of local addresses. Central Nevada Communications & Electric is another company worth knowing about — while fixed wireless isn't as well-known as cable, it can be an equivalent service quality in some cases.
Broadband access statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected from telecom industry sources. Averaged statistics about speed data is sourced via M-Labs. Our in-house market researchers have hand-gathered package pricing and service data for 151 Internet packages in Silverpeak to date.
Internet Statistics 2022
100.0% of consumers in Silverpeak100 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 Silverpeak, Nevada
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||93.5%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Silverpeak
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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Silverpeak
Data from our research team suggests that some of the common providers in Silverpeak use data caps on residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because customers see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming services, which can consume one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Compare Silverpeak to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Silverpeak||4 Mbps||6||$3.82 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +541.6 Mbps )||21 ( +15 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +157.3 Mbps )||20 ( +14 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +176.9 Mbps )||19 ( +13 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +182.6 Mbps )||26 ( +20 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +175.1 Mbps )||10 ( +4 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|