Internet Providers in Bennet, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Bennet, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 17.72 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 17.06%

Internet Access in Bennet, Nebraska

Consumers will find 18 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Bennet. 5 of these are mobile providers, and 9 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Wireless Internet connections like fixed wireless suffer from a variety of big caveats, making wireless options not particularly optimal for broadband access. Limited data use ("data caps") are the largest inconvenience.

Competition between broadband providers in Bennet is high, with the average household having 5 Internet providers available in their area. This choice isn't distributed fairly. A surprising 29.16 percent of households in the area are limited to one option.

Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is collected biannually and only published six or more months after filing, availability shown here may not be complete.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Bennet as measured by coverage. As the interactive maps below illustrate, the more common ISPs frequently cover the same addresses around Bennet.

  • There are 16 internet providers in Bennet with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Bennet is the 83rd most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Hickman, Eagle, and Firth, but behind Lincoln and Waverly.

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 Bennet, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Zito Media 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Allo Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bennet, Nebraska

  • Rise Broadband - 73.1% Availability in Bennet - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Zito Media - 35.2% Availability in Bennet - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Allo - 1.3% Availability in Bennet - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bennet - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bennet - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Bennet

Bennet Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Bennet is the 83rd most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Hickman, Eagle, and Firth, but behind Lincoln and Waverly.

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 Lancaster 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: 7% of people living in Bennet 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 71% of Bennet 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 Lancaster County, approximately 7,000 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.

Data Caps in Bennet

Data from our market research team suggests that top ISPs in Bennet currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bennet

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Future Technologies Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Diode Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Affordable Internet Solutions Fixed Wireless 99.9%+ 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 73.1%+ 50 Mbps
Zito Media Cable 35.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
SpectrAir Fixed Wireless 6.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Allo Communications Fiber 1.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Allo Communications Fiber 2.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Bennet to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bennet 17.7 Mbps 12 $0.15 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +331.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +89.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +6 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +82 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +94 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +97.6 Mbps ) 9 ( -3 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )