Internet Providers in Dakota City, NE
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Residential Internet Statistics for Dakota City, NE
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$68.57|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Dakota City, Nebraska
Internet Access in Dakota City, Nebraska
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Dakota City. HughesNet is also a common option.
CenturyLink and Sparklight (formerly Cable One) also have coverage in Dakota City, with significant overlap in some streets.
The plans shown here are collected manually by our data science division.
Cable and DSL are the two dominant broadband network options in the Dakota City metro area, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Coaxial cable speed is usually better. That said, big-picture metrics found with either Internet technology type are similar.
Initialize the interactive map shown below to explore broadband options on a street level. As illustrated, while most addresses have 3-4 choices, some areas can be less well-served and might only have one company in their area. As of 2021, a notable 26.09 percent of residents are limited to one or fewer Internet options.
Internet Statistics 2021
26.1% of consumers in Dakota City600 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 Dakota City, Nebraska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
|Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit||940 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dakota City, Nebraska
- CenturyLink - DSL - 79.2% Availability in Dakota City - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Sparklight - Cable - 73.8% Availability in Dakota City - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 23.3% Availability in Dakota City - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- NNTC - Fiber - 7.2% Availability in Dakota City - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dakota City - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dakota City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Dakota City
Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the popular ISPs in Dakota City currently use data caps for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Dakota City
|FiberComm||Fixed Wireless||100%||10 Mbps|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||Cable||73.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||65.3%+||100 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit||Fiber||23.3%+||940 Mbps|
|Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company||Fiber||7.2%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber||6.2%+||40 Mbps|
|Nextlink Internet||Fixed Wireless||0.0%+||100 Mbps|
Compare Dakota City to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Dakota City||2.5 Mbps||8||$0.77 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +412.9 Mbps )||16 ( +8 )||$0.70 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +116.4 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +113.7 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +124.9 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +125.1 Mbps )||8||$0.37 ( $0.00 )|