Internet Service Providers in Tonopah, Nevada

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Residential Internet Statistics for Tonopah, NV
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 45.8 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 115 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 100%

Internet Access in Tonopah, Nevada

DSL infrastructure and Satellite infrastructure make up the most widespread wired broadband network types present in Tonopah, showing 87.90 and virtually one hundred percent availability in the area.

The average Tonopah household has 2-3 providers with availability for that location. Competition is good. It results in two ISPs competing so far as prices and service quality. This high level of Internet access isn't distributed evenly, though. even in 2021, a surprising 100 of residents still have only one option for wired broadband Internet service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the main Internet options in Tonopah.

Frontier Communications is another common Internet option for Tonopah. They offer DSL connections available to 87 percent of the area. Choice Broadband is another alternative wireless service for 97 percent of Tonopah. Keep in mind that this option requires roof access or line of site with a Choice Broadband tower or access point.

Coverage statistics on BroadbandNow comes from FCC provider-reported data, requiring companies in Tonopah to report deployment data biannually. Using our relationships with providers nationally, we are able to analyze and improve public datasets against private data reported directly by providers directly. The speed averages shown here are calculated based on real-world speed tests from Tonopah from M-Labs.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Tonopah, Nevada

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
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 Tonopah, Nevada

  • Frontier - 87.9% Availability in Tonopah - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Tonopah - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Tonopah - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Tonopah

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Tonopah is the 30th most connected city in Nevada ahead of Bishop, Ely, and Big Pine, but behind Hawthorne and Mammoth Lakes.

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

Approximately 25,000 people in Nye 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 Nye County, approximately 32,000 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 Tonopah

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Choice Broadband Fixed Wireless 97.5%+ 9 Mbps
Central Nevada Communications & Electric Fixed Wireless 93.0%+ 30 Mbps
MimoWorks Internet Fixed Wireless 93.0%+ 50 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 87.9%+ 115 Mbps
Valley Communications Association Fixed Wireless 35.5%+ 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
WestNet Fixed Wireless 100% 35 Mbps
Valley Communications Association Fixed Wireless 50.4%+ 50 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.0%+ 3.0 Mbps

Compare Tonopah to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tonopah 45.8 Mbps 7 $3.57 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +303.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +61.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +53.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +65.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +69.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )