Internet Providers in Nelson, MO

Residential Internet Statistics for Nelson, MO
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $44.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Nelson, Missouri:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    26.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    26.1% Available
  • 4. OTELCO
    97.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    97.5% Available
  • 5. 5. Air Link
    73.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    73.6% Available
  • 6. 6. TurboNet
    16.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    16.7% Available
  • 7. 7. Co-Mo Connect
    13.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    13.1% Available

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Internet Access in Nelson, Missouri

The average subscriber in the Nelson area has 2.14 Internet providers available to them. This is a normal level of competition for the US, since most companies that provide Internet used to be cable TV and telephone providers. Most addresses have long been equipped for both of these services.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Nelson. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Nelson. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving virtually one hundred percent of Nelson with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet for Nelson is 25 Mbps download.

The data listed here comes via provider coverage reports specific to Nelson. Data is validated with private databases and direct provider reporting to provide more granular listings than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually. There are 147 plans in Nelson since 2014. There are 31 Internet or bundled plans currently marketed.

Considering network technologies with significant infrastructure already built across the city, we see that the most widespread physical wire broadband connection types are Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage) and 5G Internet (26.14 percent coverage).

While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, OTELCO also serves the area with DSL and Fiber availability for 97 percent of addresses and a recorded top speed of 75 Mbps. Providers like Air Link can connect customers to 20 Mbps or more using wireless hardware. See the interactive map below to compare how many options are available on the census block level, or the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how Viasat compares to other local ISPs in speed tests.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Nelson, Missouri

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
OTELCO 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 97.5%
Co-Mo Connect 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 13.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 26.1%
500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Nelson is the 524th most connected city in Missouri behind Glasgow, Marshall, Slater, Boonville, and New Franklin.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in Saline County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 23% of people living in Nelson have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 23% of Nelson residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Saline County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Nelson

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Compare Nelson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Nelson 11.2 Mbps 10 $0.69 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +570.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +161.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +188.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +191 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +185.3 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )