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Elko, NV internet providers

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Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL86%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $39.95 5 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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Elko internet service at a glance

At 86%, broadband coverage in Elko is comparable to the rest of Nevada - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Elko area will have access to DSL, which covers 86% of Elko residents. No fiber-optic or cable providers are currently available in Elko, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are four internet providers serving the Elko area, and 0.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Elko's four internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 25 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Elko

The largest internet providers in Elko are Frontier, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Elko.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Elko residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Elko’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Elko residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Elko covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Elko to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Elko, $44.48.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elko, $3.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Elko. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Elko's providers, 17 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Elko covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Elko where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Elko, $44.48.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elko, $3.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Elko. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Elko's providers, 17 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Elko covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Elko where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Elko, $44.48.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Elko, $3.71.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Elko. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Elko's providers, 17 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

HughesNet is the fastest internet provider in Elko with download speeds up to 25 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Elko. The next fastest internet provider in Elko is Frontier, offering download speeds up to 24 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Elko with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Elko, $44.48.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.