Internet Providers in Colon, NE

Residential Internet Statistics for Colon, NE
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $39.99
Top Download Speed: 400 Mbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Colon, Nebraska:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Windstream
    84.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *400 Mbps
    • DSL
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    • Cable
    84.7% Available
  • 2. Rise Broadband
    68.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    68.2% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. CenturyLink
    3.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    3.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Nextlink Internet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 7. 7. LTD
    66.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    66.7% Available
  • 8. 8. NNTC
    15.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    15.3% Available

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Internet Access in Colon, Nebraska

Colon offers 8 residential Internet Service Providers, or 14 if you include business and mobile operators. Consumers have access to 6 choices for wired broadband, which in Colon usually means DSL.

DSL is widely available compared with other Internet services around Colon since pretty much all houses are connected to phone wires. The physical DSL copper line usually comes in from utility poles outside, which continues to a modem attached to the phone outlet inside to enable your Wifi.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

There is above-average competition between Internet companies around the Colon area. However, 300 locals are still without access to more than one provider. If these customers aren't pleased with the quality of service, they are forced to use a less reliable wireless option. However, this isn't the norm in Colon — the majority of households have 4-5 options for Internet service.

The Internet coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data and privatized data we collect directly from telecoms or via unlisted third parties. Statistics regarding speed and performance averages comes from M-Labs, the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow as well as Google and Chrome search results. Our researchers have manually filed package pricing and plan details for 278 broadband deals within Colon as of 2022.

  • There are 13 internet providers in Colon with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Colon is the 115th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of North Bend, Fremont, Yutan, and Valley, but behind Wahoo.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Colon, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Windstream 400 Mbps DSL and Cable 20s 84.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s 15.3%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 68.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 3.3%
300 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.

Colon is the 115th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of North Bend, Fremont, Yutan, and Valley, but behind Wahoo.

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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 700 people in Saunders 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.

Fiber Availability: 15% of people living in Colon have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 32% of Colon 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 Saunders County, approximately 3,000 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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