Internet Providers in Aurora, NE

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Residential Internet Statistics for Aurora, NE
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $72.21

Internet Access in Aurora, Nebraska

The Aurora area has two commonly available providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network offers download speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage for near one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet offers Satellite, with availability for close to one hundred percent of the area.

Hamilton.net is another common Internet option in Aurora, offering DSL service available to 98 percent of the area. Viaero Wireless offers an alternative wireless service to 92 percent of Aurora. Keep in mind that fixed wireless has to have roof access or line of site with a Viaero Wireless access point.

The level of competition between broadband providers in Aurora is overall strong, with most areas having 3-4 providers available in their area. This choice isn't spread out equally, however. A notable 8.93 percent of the population still have only one or fewer options for true wired broadband service.

Keep in mind that since FCC coverage data is only collected biannually and only made public six months after filing, provider availability shown in the results below may not include the most recent network upgrades. We collect availability data directly from some ISPs to help reduce this delay.

In summary, Fixed Wireless and Satellite are currently the most prevalent types of broadband in the Aurora area. The mapping tools and speed test data below show how the real-world speed test and performance results differ between zip codes and ISPs in and around the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Aurora, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Hamilton.net 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Mainstay Communications 500 Mbps Fiber 16s
Windstream 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Hamilton.net 30 Mbps DSL 4m 33s
Mainstay Communications 3.0 Mbps DSL 45m 30s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Aurora, Nebraska

  • Hamilton - DSL - 98.2% Availability in Aurora - Speeds up to 30 Mbps
  • Hamilton.net - Fiber - 88.7% Availability in Aurora - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 16.4% Availability in Aurora - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Mainstay - Fiber - 2.0% Availability in Aurora - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Mainstay - DSL - 2.1% Availability in Aurora - Speeds up to 3.0 Mbps
  • Windstream - DSL - 1.4% Availability in Aurora - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Aurora - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Aurora - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Aurora

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Aurora is the 238th most connected city in Nebraska behind York, Sutton, Grand Island, Doniphan, and Central City.

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

Approximately 14 people in Hamilton County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Fiber Availability: 90% of people living in Aurora have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 91% of Aurora residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Hamilton County, approximately 51 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Aurora

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Hamilton.net DSL 98.2%+ 30 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 92.3%+ 25 Mbps
Hamilton.net Fiber 88.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 51.1%+ 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 16.4%+ 50 Mbps
Superior Inet Fixed Wireless 9.3%+ 20 Mbps
Mainstay Communications Fiber 2.0%+ 500 Mbps
Mainstay Communications DSL 2.1%+ 3.0 Mbps
Windstream DSL 1.4%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Hamilton.net DSL 100% 25 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 53.9%+ 100 Mbps
Hamilton.net Fiber 41.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 15.1%+ 100 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 5.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
NebraskaLink Fiber 3.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Wisconsin Independent Network Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Aurora to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Aurora 41.2 Mbps 11 $1.01 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +374.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +77.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +6 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +75 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +86.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +86.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )