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Internet Providers in Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska
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Internet Access in Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska
Information shown below is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage filings. We leverage direct reporting from providers to enhance that data. Plan, pricing, and other data on BroadbandNow is collected manually by our research team. Locally, we've analyzed and verified 388 Internet plans in Cedar Bluffs in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 29 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Windstream as well as Rise Broadband can also provide coverage in Cedar Bluffs, with significant shared territory in some parts of town.
There is a decent level of market choice between providers in the Cedar Bluffs area, but 300 people in the area still don't have service from more than one provider. If these residents aren't satisfied with their service from the incumbent provider, they are forced to compromise for a poor quality wireless. However, this issue isn't widespread in Cedar Bluffs — the average household has 4 Internet choices.
Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Cedar Bluffs.
Cable is the main network type with coverage in Cedar Bluffs worth considering. Enter your zip code into the search bar to search our database for detailed results in your neighborhood.
Internet Statistics 2021
34.1% of consumers in Cedar Bluffs300 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 Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Windstream||200 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||40s||82.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||6.2%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||9.7%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||77.2%|
|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 Around Cedar Bluffs
Data collected by our market researchers shows that popular ISPs in the area use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because customers view caps as a strategy to discourage video streaming, while providers maintain they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Cedar Bluffs to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Cedar Bluffs||31.2 Mbps||11||$0.92 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +503.2 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +117.6 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +129.4 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +138.3 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +130.9 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|