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Internet Providers in Bennet, Nebraska
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Internet Access in Bennet, Nebraska
Consumers will find 18 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Bennet. 5 of these are mobile providers, and 11 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
DSL Internet providers connect customers to broadband service using pre-existing telephone wires. This is why DSL often comes through companies that historically offered telephone plans. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is serviceable to 97.86 percent of area addresses. See the speed graphs below for insights into how the promised speed, latency, and etc align with user-tested speed and throughputrecorded by local subscribers.
Competition between broadband providers in Bennet is high, with the average household having 5-6 Internet providers available in their area. This choice isn't distributed fairly. A surprising 25.35 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 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.
Internet Statistics 2021
25.4% of consumers in Bennet300 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||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||98.7%|
|Zito Media||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||35.2%|
|Allo Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||1.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||73.1%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 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.
Compare Bennet to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Bennet||24.8 Mbps||12||$0.64 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +509.6 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +124 Mbps )||17 ( +5 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +135.8 Mbps )||15 ( +3 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +144.7 Mbps )||23 ( +11 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +137.3 Mbps )||8 ( -4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|