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Internet Providers in Battle Creek, Nebraska
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Internet Access in Battle Creek, Nebraska
Battle Creek features only two major Internet service choices to grapple with — coaxial cable (74.48% coverage) and DSL (90.11% availability). Cable Internet is delivered from traditional cable TV corporations using their pre-existing coaxial television cables on utility poles. DSL is delivered over phone wires. Most Battle Creek neighborhoods and addresses can subscribe to both cable service and/or DSL from two alternating Internet companies.
Rise Broadband as well as Frontier Communications also offer Internet service in Battle Creek, often competing for the same customers.
The packages displayed on this page are manually gathered by our research team. The 45 Internet packages shown are the most current out of 332 broadband packages we've aggregated in Battle Creek to date.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Battle Creek.
Click into the map below for more insights on broadband market competition at the granular census block level. Although the majority of census blocks have 5 options for service, others are less well-served and may only have one company in the area.
Internet Statistics 2021
24.7% of consumers in Battle Creek300 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 Battle Creek, Nebraska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||74.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Stealth Broadband||200 Mbps||Fiber||40s||13.1%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||98.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|American Broadband||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||2.4%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL||4m 33s||89.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Battle Creek
Data from our researchers suggests that popular providers place a limit on data use on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which can use one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Battle Creek to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Battle Creek||9.3 Mbps||10||$0.92 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +525.1 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +139.5 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +151.3 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +160.2 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +152.8 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|