Best Winnemucca Internet Service Providers
There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Winnemucca, 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 Winnemucca:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Zito West Holding||Cable||100 Mbps||10 Mbps||92.9%|
|2||PathFinders USA||wireless||25 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Winnemucca 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 Winnemucca which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Winnemucca compare to Humboldt County? The average speed in Winnemucca is 12.21 Mbps which is faster than Humboldt County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Nevada average of 20.98 Mbps.
Winnemucca Internet Access Facts
The average upload speed in Winnemucca is 2.4 Mbps. This is 59.8% slower than the average in Nevada and 79.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Winnemucca is 46.1% faster than the Humboldt County average and 62.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Winnemucca is 2.4 Mbps. This is 19.4% faster than the Humboldt County average and 79.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 64.0% of Humboldt County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Humboldt County residents
The average internet download speed in Humboldt County is 8.36 Mbps based upon 276352 samples taken in the past year
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 Winnemucca 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 Zito West Holding as the top provider for Winnemucca, Nevada.
How do the internet speeds in Winnemucca compare to other cities in Nevada?
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 Winnemucca, Nevada?
The following zip codes were used: 89445 and 89446
Who has the fastest internet service in Winnemucca?
Zito West Holding and ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Winnemucca.
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Winnemucca, Nevada.
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.
Winnemucca 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.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages