Internet Providers in Central City, NE

Residential Internet Statistics for Central City, NE
Internet Service Providers: 8
Plans Start From: $25
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Central City, Nebraska:

Showing 1 to 10 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    93.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *120 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    93.8% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Rise Broadband
    21.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    21.5% Available
  • 5. 5. Hamilton.net
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Viaero Wireless
    92.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    92.5% Available
  • 7. 7. Vyve Broadband
    80.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *960 Mbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    80.9% Available
  • 8. 8. Vyve Broadband
    47.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *3
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    47.8% Available
  • 9. 9. Hamilton.net
    44.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    44.6% Available
  • 10. 10. NNTC
    2.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.1% Available

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Internet Access in Central City, Nebraska

Information below is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reports. We also use direct provider reports and other privatized data to further validate and enhance the data down to the census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan information is hand-gathered manually through our data analysis team. To date, we've analyzed 281 Internet plans in the area around Central City since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 166 records as of 2022. 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.

CenturyLink is also a common broadband choice in Central City. They offer DSL service available to 93 percent of Central City. Hamilton.net is another alternative wireless service worth taking note of to near one hundred percent of the local area, although it needs roof access and proximity to a Hamilton.net tower or access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Central City's most widely available wired broadband options.

Competition between broadband providers in Central City is overall high. The average address has at least 4-5 Internet service providers to choose from. Access isn't spread out fairly. A surprising 19.34 percent of households in the area are still limited to one option.

To summarize, Central City's Internet infrastructure conforms with a similar pattern to other US cities: widespread coverage of cable and DSL, except that most residences are limited to one option for either type of Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern has a simple cause. Broadband Internet outfits were started pre-Internet as television and landline telephone corporations. So, they use legacy networks for delivering their Internet services.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Central City, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Hamilton.net 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 44.6%
CenturyLink 120 Mbps DSL 1m 8s 93.8%
Vyve Broadband 960 Mbps Cable 8s 80.9%
Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s 2.1%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 21.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
700 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Central City is the 211th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Aurora, Saint Paul, and Fullerton, but behind York and Grand Island.

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

Approximately 800 people in Merrick County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 81% of Central City residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Merrick County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Central City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Central City 45.2 Mbps 10 $0.60 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +536.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +127.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +154.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +157 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +151.3 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )