Internet Providers in Silverpeak, NV

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Residential Internet Statistics for Silverpeak, NV
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 30 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.99

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 147 Internet packages in Silverpeak to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Silverpeak

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Silverpeak is the 39th most connected city in Nevada ahead of Mammoth Lakes, Lone Pine, and Big Pine, but behind Bishop and Tonopah.

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

Approximately 300 people in Esmeralda 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 Esmeralda County, approximately 500 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 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 5.8 Mbps 6 $3.82 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +528.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +143 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +154.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +163.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +156.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )