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Internet Providers in Smith, Nevada
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Internet Access in Smith, Nevada
The average census block area in Smith is served by 2.71 ISPs. This means that most houses in the area have at least 2-3 options for Internet, and residents can change providers when they are dissatisfied with a company.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Smith.
Keep in mind that since FCC data is only collected twice a year and only published six months later, availability shown here may not be complete.
Wireless technologies have a few notable issues, making wireless options far from affordable for broadband Internet service. Limited data use ("data caps") are the big one.
In summary, Smith addresses that for any reason can't access plans from HughesNet or Viasat Internet can still get wireless and mobile LTE options. See the map below for a granular overview of broadband competition. Speed test averages are also visualized by provider so you can compare Viasat and HughesNet download averages.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Smith400 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 Smith, 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Smith
Data collected by our researchers suggests that popular ISPs in the area currently use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue because users view them as a tactic to limit video streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Smith to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Smith||12.9 Mbps||5||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +521.5 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +135.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +147.7 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +156.6 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +149.2 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|