Internet providers in Las Vegas, NV

Compare internet service from eight different providers to find the best plan for your home.

Internet options in Las Vegas, NV

Whether you’re moving to Las Vegas or just searching for better deals on internet providers in your area, you’ve got options. In fact, more than 96% of Las Vegas residents have three or more internet provider options and some residents may have up to eight internet providers available. We’ll help you find and compare the best internet options available at your Las Vegas address.

Las Vegas internet at a glance

Cable internet is the most commonly-available internet type in Las Vegas, followed closely by DSL service. Fiber optic internet is only available to around 25% of the area, which is lower than the national average for fiber availability. Fixed wireless service from various providers is also available throughout much of the city.

Internet availability by type in Las Vegas, NV

Find the best internet providers in Las Vegas

Compare the largest internet providers in Las Vegas, NV

The three largest internet providers in Las Vegas are CenturyLink, Cox and Rise Broadband. Here’s how each provider compares in terms of service areas, internet plan options, pricing and additional perks.

CenturyLink


Cox


Rise Broadband

The internet providers listed above cover most of Las Vegas and the surrounding areas, so there’s a good chance all three are available near you. Depending on your exact address, you may have access to additional Las Vegas internet providers.

Other Las Vegas internet providers that may be available in your area include:

  • LV.net – A fixed wireless service, LV.net provides much of the free Wi-Fi access available in downtown Las Vegas. Residential and business internet service is also available throughout much of the city with speeds up to 1 Gbps in select areas. Pricing and speed details vary by location.
  • EarthLink – Another DSL and fiber optic provider in Las Vegas, EarthLink is available to much of the Las Vegas and North Las Vegas vicinity. Plans start at $49.95/mo.* and speeds up to 1,000 Mbps may be available depending on your address.
  • Valley Communications – Though primarily a fixed wireless service, Valley Communications also extends fiber optic service to select Las Vegas neighborhoods. Their fixed wireless service offers speeds up to 25 Mbps while the fiber optic network can deliver speeds up to 1 Gbps.
  • HughesNet – As a satellite internet provider, HughesNet is available throughout much of Las Vegas and the surrounding areas. However, with max download speeds of 25 Mbps, two-year contracts and high latency, HughesNet may be one of the less appealing internet options in the city.
  • Viasat – Like HughesNet, Viasat is a satellite internet provider serving Las Vegas and surrounding areas. Viasat does offer slightly faster internet speeds in Las Vegas than HughesNet, but again customers are likely to find local cable, DSL, fiber optic and fixed wireless to be faster, more cost-effective internet options.


Fastest Las Vegas internet providers

  • Rise Broadband – Up to 1,000 Mbps over a fixed wireless network
  • EarthLink – Up to 1,000 Mbps over a fiber optic network
  • LV.net – Up to 1,000 Mbps over a fixed wireless network
  • Valley Communications – Up to 1,000 Mbps over a fixed wireless network
  • Cox – Up to 940 Mbps over a cable network
  • CenturyLink Fiber – Up to 940 Mbps over a fiber optic network

The fastest internet services in Las Vegas are likely to come from providers using a fiber optic or cable network, but fixed wireless service is also capable of delivering gig speeds in select areas. When choosing a high-speed internet provider, keep in mind that fiber optic and fixed wireless services are likely to also come with faster upload speeds and better speed reliability than cable internet service.

High-speed internet availability in Las Vegas

Download speeds 250 Mbps or higher

Las Vegas – 96%

Nevada – 85%

U.S. – 86%


Download speeds 1,000 Mbps or higher

Las Vegas – 25%

Nevada – 19%

U.S. – 22%


Cheapest internet service providers in Las Vegas

  • Cox – $29.99/mo.* for up to 10 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband – $34.95/mo.* for up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat – $40/mo.* for up to 12 Mbps
  • CenturyLink – $49/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink – $49.95/mo.* for up to 5 Mbps
  • HughesNet – $49.99/mo.* for speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • LV.net – $50/mo.* for speeds up to 5 Mbps
  • Valley Communications – $54.95/mo.* for speeds up to 40 Mbps

Looking for cheap internet in Las Vegas? Multiple providers have plans starting around $50/mo. or lower. When shopping for cheap internet, always consider extra costs for equipment and data. Cox and CenturyLink equipment fees can add $10-$15 or more to your monthly bill, but both providers allow you to use your own compatible equipment for free.


Free Wi-Fi hotspots in Las Vegas

It helps to know where you can get free Wi-Fi service when you’re out and about in Las Vegas. If you own a smartphone, Wi-Fi can help you run your apps more effectively and may even keep you from running up data on your wireless plan. Remember to always be cautious when connecting to a public Wi-Fi network and avoid entering and displaying private or sensitive information.

Here are a few public places where you can find free Wi-Fi in Las Vegas:

  • Any Las Vegas-Clark County Library
  • Coffee shops and cafes including Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, The Coffee House, Gelato Cafe, Grouchy John’s Coffee Shop and Java Detour
  • Select hotel and casinos including Ellis Island Hotel & Casino, Excalibur Hotel & Casino, MGM Resorts Properties, Palazzo Resort Hotel & Casino, Tuscany Suites Hotel & Casino and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 
  • Forum Shops at Caesars (Wi-Fi is not free at Caesars Palace)
  • The Monorail Station at LV Convention Center

LV.net also provides free Wi-Fi hotspots throughout Las Vegas. Tourists and residents working away from the home or office can connect to LV.net’s free Wi-Fi network. Cox customers have access to a network of hotspots set up by the service provider.

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David Anders

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David Anders

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