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Internet Providers in Crofton, Nebraska
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Internet Access in Crofton, Nebraska
Information here is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other private datasets to enhance the data down to the census block level. Plane and pricing data is aggregated manually by our data analysis team. Locally, we've found and verified 155 broadband plans in Crofton in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 54 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.
96.24 percent of residents (1,000 residents total) are limited to a single option for home broadband, or none.
Great Plains Communications is a common second choice to the primary providers. They offer a maximum speed of 50 Mbps.
Taking a look now at network tech with significant infrastructure already built in Crofton, the most common wired broadband Internet technology varieties are Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage) and DSL and Fiber (72.80 percent coverage).
According to the most recent FCC filings, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Crofton so far as coverage area. As the interactive maps below show, these companies frequently cover the same addresses in different blocks around Crofton.
Internet Statistics 2021
96.2% of consumers in Crofton1,000 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.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Crofton, Nebraska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Great Plains Communications||100 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||1m 21s||72.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||3.3%|
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.
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 in Crofton
Data collected by our researchers shows that popular providers in Crofton place a limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers view them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can use anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Crofton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Crofton||10.9 Mbps||5||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +523.5 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +137.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +149.7 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +158.6 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +151.2 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|