Internet Providers in Dunbar, NE

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dunbar, NE
Internet Providers: 12
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59

Internet Access in Dunbar, Nebraska

Information on this page is based on biannual FCC coverage filings. We also use direct reporting from providers to enhance that information on a census block level. Plan and pricing data is gathered through our data science team. Locally, we've found and verified 255 Internet deals in Dunbar since 2014. FCC broadband coverage data is updated twice a year, but often is available to BroadbandNow up to six months ahead of FCC releases thanks to direct reports we receive from ISPs.

90.67 percent of Dunbar is still left with only one or zero options for broadband-level Internet service as of 2021. Beyond these less connected areas, the average resident has 2 providers available. In most cases, addresses that have more competition will find reduced pricing, since the providers will upgrade service to earn subscribers.

Windstream is the third largest wired broadband provider in Dunbar as measured by coverage area, available to 87 percent of the area. Future Technologies is also a common option — while fixed wireless isn't as well-known as cable, it it offers similar speed and quality.

DSL Internet from phone companies is widely available in comparison to other Internet options around Dunbar because pretty much every house in Dunbar is wired with phone wires — therefore, seeing as most buildings are already serviceable for landline phone wiring, it makes sense that Dunbar has 87.42 percent DSL availability.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Dunbar so far as coverage. As the interactive maps below show, the more common companies frequently compete at addresses in most neighborhoods around Dunbar.

Internet Statistics 2021

400 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 Dunbar, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dunbar, Nebraska

  • Windstream - DSL - 87.4% Availability in Dunbar - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 12.0% Availability in Dunbar - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 9.3% Availability in Dunbar - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dunbar - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dunbar - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dunbar

Dunbar Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Dunbar is the 181st most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Hamburg and Sidney, but behind Nebraska City, Tecumseh, and Syracuse.

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

Approximately 900 people in Otoe 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.

Fiber Availability: 9% of people living in Dunbar have residential fiber service available to them.

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

In Otoe County, approximately 3,000 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.

Data Caps and Video Streaming Around Dunbar

Data collected by our market research team shows that popular ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming for their home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since consumers view them as a tactic to stop streaming services, while providers explain they are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the culprit is video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dunbar

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Future Technologies Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Windstream DSL 87.4%+ 200 Mbps
Affordable Internet Solutions Fixed Wireless 84.8%+ 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 12.0%+ 50 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 9.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 56.1%+ 100 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 60.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Great Plains Communications Fiber 26.4%+ -- Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.0%+ 200 Mbps