Internet Providers in Columbus, NE
Residential Internet Statistics for Columbus, NE
|Internet Service Providers:||9|
|Plans Start From:||$25|
|Top Download Speed:||1 Gbps|
|Fastest Connection Type:||Fiber|
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Internet Access in Columbus, Nebraska
The service and availability information on BroadbandNow is calculated from FCC datasets. Then, we ensure the data is verified against privatized lit address databases. We've crunched 25,370 rows of governmental and privatized data about Internet availability within the Columbus area. The download average analysis is derived from public M-Labs speed test data. Note that speed test data is a rough indicator of local broadband performance. These averages are not neccessarily an exact representation of exact speeds customers can expect at houses around Columbus.
The average Columbus building will have 5 providers serving their address. Only 15.09 percent of the Columbus population are stuck with one choice for residential broadband service.
Considering network technologies installed around the Columbus area, the most prevalent hardwired Internet connection options are Cable (80.27 percent coverage) and Fixed Wireless (92.69 percent coverage). Television companies are the main source for cable Internet and Wifi service, since they can leverage their existing TV wires — which already connect to most homes — to connect customers to Internet service. Cable often makes sense for Columbus residents due to the strong mix of speed and value.
Viasat Internet is the most commonly available choice in Columbus. close to one hundred percent of the Columbus area can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, serving near one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package for Columbus is 25 Mbps.
While the main providers are Viasat and HughesNet, Frontier Communications is also in the area with service for 97 percent of census blocks and a top speed of 115 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands like Nextlink Internet connect their subscribers to as much as 50 Mbps using direct wireless hardware. There are 7 providers in Columbus offering specialized enterprise-level services like T1 and MPLS. See the map to compare how many options are available on a granular level.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Columbus, Nebraska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Great Plains Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||12.5%|
|Stealth Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||3.8%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Vyve Broadband||960 Mbps||Cable||8s||37.4%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||92.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Wire Free Nebraska||3.0 Mbps||DSL||45m 30s||5.9%|
|Frontier Communications||Call For Speed Availability||DSL and Fiber||--||97.4%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
15.1% of consumers in Columbus4,000 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.
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.
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.
Map of ISPs in Columbus
Compare Columbus to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Columbus||96.9 Mbps||12||$0.55 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||581.7 Mbps ( +484.8 Mbps )||22 ( +10 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||172.8 Mbps ( +75.9 Mbps )||21 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||199.7 Mbps ( +102.8 Mbps )||20 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||202.2 Mbps ( +105.3 Mbps )||27 ( +15 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||196.5 Mbps ( +99.6 Mbps )||11 ( -1 )||$0.39 ( $0.00 )|