Finding High-Speed Internet in Reno, NV

When you’re shopping for high-speed internet in Reno, Nevada, you may feel overwhelmed with options, with as many as four providers available in some areas. How do you know what’s best for your home in Reno when it comes to high-speed internet? Check the speeds.

That’s right, when you’re shopping for high-speed internet, the faster the better, and that means a bigger number for downloads. Ranging from 1 Gbps (1000 Mbps) all the way down to 2 Mbps, there is a wide range when it comes to internet speeds available from providers in Reno, NV. So who has the fastest?

Internet Speeds in Reno, NV

The fastest available internet service overall in Reno, Nevada comes from AT&T, which as a 1 Gbps fiber service available in select areas. If you live in one of these areas, fiber service is the obvious choice, but the fiber networks are still being constructed and do not nearly reach all areas of the city or the neighboring suburbs.

Second on the list in terms of speed is Spectrum internet in Reno, with 100 Mbps internet available throughout the Reno area. If you are not in the AT&T fiber area, Spectrum’s high-speed internet, for the speed and the price, is the best internet deal in Reno and surrounding areas.

AT&T’s DSL service, up to 75 Mbps for downloads, comes next in the hierarchy, followed by Viasat Satellite Internet, offering speeds up to 25 Mbps. In more rural, outlying areas Viasat may be the only option—otherwise, it’s best to stick with Spectrum or AT&T fiber where available. Finally, RTI DSL offers 2 Mbps downloads.

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Watching the St. Louis Cardinals on Cable TV

One of the most storied franchises in all of baseball, and the winner of the most World Series in National League history, the St. Louis Cardinals are an institution in the St. Louis area. While some games for the 2018 season will appear on broadcast networks, the majority of this year’s Cardinals baseball schedule will appear on cable TV on the regional network Fox Sports Midwest. This cable channel is available in the St. Louis market and some surrounding markets, and the best way to get Fox Sports Midwest in St. Louis is with the most widely available cable TV company in the area, Spectrum cable TV in St. Louis.

In homes in the St. Louis metro area, Fox Sports Midwest, sometimes listed as FS Midwest, appears on channels 37 and 824, with HD available on the higher channel for most programming, when you have Spectrum cable TV.

FS Midwest is also the home cable TV channel for St. Louis Blues hockey in the St. Louis area, with every regionally broadcast Blues game appearing on the network. When Blues and Cardinals games air at the same time, one team appears on FS Midwest and the other on the sister network, FS Midwest Plus, available at 75 and 826. The schedule for the 2018 season is available here.

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