Broadband Service in Nebraska

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BROADBAND IN Nebraska

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Nebraska Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
82%
82% BROADBAND COVERAGE
16%
16% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

27.0

38th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

84.7%

of Nebraskans have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

62.3%

of Nebraskans have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

17.8%

of Nebraskans have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

97.1%

of Nebraskans have access to wireline service.

19.5%

of Nebraskans have access to fiber-optic service.

78.5%

of Nebraskans have access to cable service.

92.7%

of Nebraskans have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of Nebraskans have access to mobile broadband service.

96.2%

of Nebraskans have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest Cities In Nebraska

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1.
Scottsbluff
50.3 MBPS
50.3">%
2.
Norfolk
34.4 MBPS
34.4">%
3.
Papillion
29.1 MBPS
29.1">%
4.
La Vista
29.0 MBPS
29.0">%
5.
North Platte
28.9 MBPS
28.9">%

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, Nebraska Broadband Initiative has been awarded $5,662,785 in federal grants for Nebraska's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $11,547,866, accounting for 0.3% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Nebraska.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 82.7% to 92.9% of Nebraskans.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 169 broadband providers in Nebraska.
  • There are 287,000 people in Nebraska without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 237,000 people in Nebraska that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 55,000 people in Nebraska don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Nebraska CITIES

Average speed over time
Bellevue96.4%15 providers
Fremont92.1%19 providers
Grand Island97.5%25 providers
Kearney92.3%17 providers
Lincoln98.9%27 providers
Norfolk89.5%15 providers
Omaha98.5%30 providers
Papillion96.8%17 providers
Last Updated on 7/11/2017.

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