Internet Service Providers in Benkelman, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Benkelman, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 26.97 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 12.69%

Internet Access in Benkelman, Nebraska

The overall most commonly available wired network technologies within Benkelman are Satellite networks and DSL networks. Our records show that Satellite reaches a practically one hundred percent footprint in the area, in contrast to DSL's 99.41 percent availability.

So far as coverage options, the average Benkelman subscriber will find 4-5 providers serving their location. Still, 12.54 percent of the Benkelman population are stuck with one choice for home Internet.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread choice for Benkelman residents. virtually one hundred percent of Benkelman census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet for Benkelman is 25 Mbps.

BWTelcom is a common alternative. They offer 99 percent local coverage and a top speed of 20 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet service in Benkelman. fixed wireless providers like WirelessInet,LLC are able to achieve 2 Mbps or more using direct wireless hardware.

All the coverage data here comes via FCC reporting. ISPs in Benkelman are required to report deployment data biannually. By using direct agreements with ISPs, BroadbandNow is able to cross-validate this data against private data including lit addresses reported via telecoms directly. This helps us to produce more accurate maps than governmental reports. Our speed averages are calculated from real-world speed tests originating in the Benkelman area from M-Labs. Other statistics and data displayed below are based on NTIA and public Census databases.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Benkelman, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
BWTelcom 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Benkelman, Nebraska

  • BWTelcom - 99.4% Availability in Benkelman - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Benkelman - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Benkelman - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Benkelman is the 254th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Saint Francis, but behind Mc Cook, Imperial, Goodland, and Wray.

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

Approximately 1 people in Dundy 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: 87% of people living in Benkelman 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 87% of Benkelman 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 Dundy County, approximately 200 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 Benkelman

Provider Type Coverage Speed
BWTelcom DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
WirelessInet,LLC Fixed Wireless 100% 7 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 89.5%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Benkelman to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Benkelman 27 Mbps 7 $0.55 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +322.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +80.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +72.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +84.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +88.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )