Internet Service Providers in Clay Center, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Clay Center, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 7.92 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 23.82%

Internet Access in Clay Center, Nebraska

Broadband competition is above-average in Clay Center compared to other parts of the state. There is an average of 3.75 providers available in each census block. Clay Center is currently the 256th most connected city in Nebraska. Only 89.16 percent of the area have one or fewer options for Internet.

Taking a look now at network tech available across the Clay Center area, we see that the most prevalent wired Internet technology infrastructures are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and Cable (8.37 percent coverage). Regular cable TV providers are the main source for cable Internet, thanks to the fact that they can utilize their existing coaxial TV cables — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for Clay Center residents because of the strong mix of speed and value.

Mobile access is also available in parts of Clay Center from providers such as U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless. There are also 2 companies in city limits marketing enterprise-level subscriptions such as T1. Our results include every provider with explicit business services online, but consumer-focused companies often offer business packages as well.

The data listed here is primarily sourced from FCC filings, and is confirmed using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate resources than governmental websites. Data about pricing and speed of specific Internet plans is generated through our research team, who gather tens of thousands of data points each year.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option overall, covering close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage to near one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. Any speed above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be sufficient to stream standard definition video on WiFi, but is likely to become an issue for large households or bandwidth-intensive applications like Google Hangouts and multiplayer gaming. Explore our Internet coverage map below to see broadband options down to the census block level in Clay Center.

  • There are 12 internet providers in Clay Center with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Clay Center is the 256th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Juniata, but behind Sutton, Hastings, Geneva, and Aurora.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Clay Center, Nebraska

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Clay Center, Nebraska

  • Zito Media - 8.4% Availability in Clay Center - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Clay Center - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Clay Center - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Clay Center

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Clay Center is the 256th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Juniata, but behind Sutton, Hastings, Geneva, and Aurora.

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

Approximately 600 people in Clay 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.

In Clay County, approximately 1,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Clay Center

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Hamilton.net Fixed Wireless 100% 15 Mbps
Superior Inet Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
Glenwood Telephone Fixed Wireless 54.4%+ 12 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 15.5%+ 25 Mbps
Zito Media Cable 8.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Glenwood Telephone Fixed Wireless 100% 12 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.0%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Clay Center to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
0 Mbps 0
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +341.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +99.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +91.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +103.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +107.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )