Las Vegas, NV High Speed Internet Service

There are a total of 5 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Las Vegas, Nevada and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Las Vegas:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1CoxCable, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps97.8%
2CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber940 Mbps940 Mbps81.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5LV.Netwireless50 Mbps10 Mbps36.0%
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Las Vegas NV Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Las Vegas which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Las Vegas are compared to Clark County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Nevada overall?
Average download speeds in Las Vegas of 23.23 Mbps are faster than the Clark County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Nevada.

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Las Vegas Internet Access Facts

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Las Vegas, NV providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Las Vegas is 10.7% faster than the average in Nevada and 28.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 57.6% of the Clark County population

  • The average internet download speed in Las Vegas is 23.23 Mbps based upon 5024640 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 97.0% of the Las Vegas population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 30.9% of Las Vegas residents

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Las Vegas residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Cox as the top provider for Las Vegas, Nevada.

How do the internet speeds in Las Vegas compare to other cities in Nevada?

Click through to see how the Las Vegas broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Caliente, Jackpot, Reno, Sparks, Summerlin South, Sun Valley, Wells

What is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Las Vegas, Nevada?

The following zip codes were used: 88901, 88905, 89030, 89101, 89102, 89104, 89106, 89107, 89108, 89109, 89110, 89114, 89116, 89117, 89124, 89125, 89126, 89127, 89128, 89129, 89130, 89131, 89133, 89134, 89135, 89136, 89137, 89138, 89143, 89144, 89145, 89146, 89149, 89152, 89153, 89155, 89157, 89158, 89162, 89163, 89166, 89180, 89185 and 89195

Who has the fastest internet service in Las Vegas?

Cox with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Las Vegas.

Is there DSL internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 DSL provider in Las Vegas - CenturyLink.

What is an internet data cap?

Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.




Las Vegas Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


Cox

  • 250+ channels
  • Contour voice remote control
  • Customizable add-ons
  • Make your TV content portable with the Contour app app
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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