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ISP Report Cards – Las Vegas

March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Las Vegas ISP Report Card - ForRent.com & HomesIn the first quarter of 2012, the average home Internet speed for users in the United States was 6.6 Megabits per second (Mbps)[1].

We pulled information from Charlotte, Las Vegas, and New York City to see how each city compared.

And for newbies renting in an unfamiliar area, we’ve pulled the internet service providers in several cities across the country and compared their abilities. Now you have the knowledge to pick and choose the provider that fits your needs!

 

Las Vegas, Nevada [2]

Most common Internet speed: 10 Mbps - Compared the national average: faster than average

Providers advertisings speeds higher than 3 Mbps:

  • Cox Communications, Inc.: Cable Internet
    • Download between 50 – 100 Mbps
    • Upload between 3 – 6 Mbps
  • CenturyTel, Inc.: DSL Internet
    • Download between 50 – 100 Mbps
    • Upload between 3 – 6 Mbps
  • Verizon Communications, Inc.: Mobile Internet
    • 4G coverage: Available [4]
    • Download between 10 – 25 Mbps
    • Upload between 3 – 6 Mbps
  • T-Mobile®: Mobile Internet
    • 3G/4G signal strength: Excellent [3]
    • Download between 10 – 25 Mbps
    • Upload between 1.5 – 3 Mbps
  • Switch Communications: Fixed Wireless
    • Download between 6 – 10 Mbps
    • Upload between 6 – 10 Mbps
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation: Mobile Internet
    • 4G LTE coverage: Available [5]
    • Download between 3 – 6 Mbps
    • Upload between 768 Kbps – 1.5 Mbps

 

Sources:
[1] http://www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet/ 
[2] http://www.broadbandmap.gov/internet-service-providers/charlotte,-nc/lat=35.2270869/long=-80.84312669999997/ 
[3] http://www.t-mobile.com/coverage/pcc.aspx/ 
[4] http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/CoverageLocatorController
[5] http://coverage.sprint.com/IMPACT.jsp?INTNAV=ATG:HE:Cov

 

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