Internet Providers in Elmwood, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Elmwood, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 5.17 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 36.16%

Internet Access in Elmwood, Nebraska

As is common for more sparsely populated areas such as Elmwood, fixed wireless from towers and other wireless Internet services are the primary connectivity choice. FCC records indicate no meaningfultrue wired broadband Internet availability at residential addresses. That said, fixed wireless Internet provides an acceptable replacement available to practically one hundred percent of the local area.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Elmwood's primary wired broadband choices.

Keep in mind that since FCC data is currently processed biannually and only released six months after that, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.

Broadband competition in Elmwood is high. The average household has about 3-4 providers available in their area. Internet access isn't spread out evenly, however — as a notable 66.67 percent of residents are still limited to one option for wired broadband service.

In summary, residents who can't get service through Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) or HughesNet can still get wireless and mobile LTE choices. View the map to explore local competition density. Speed test averages are also displayed by provider to make it simple to compare Viasat and HughesNet download performance over time.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Elmwood, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Zito Media 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Elmwood, Nebraska

  • Zito Media - 20.0% Availability in Elmwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 11.9% Availability in Elmwood - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Elmwood - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Elmwood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Elmwood

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Elmwood is the 130th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Syracuse and Eagle, but behind Waverly, Ashland, and Louisville.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Cass 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: 17% of people living in Elmwood 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.

Approximately 33% of Elmwood residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Cass County, approximately 5,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Elmwood

Data from our research team shows that some of the common ISPs in Elmwood use data caps for their home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Elmwood

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Future Technologies Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Affordable Internet Solutions Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Zito Media Cable 20.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 11.9%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 64.6%+ 50 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
NebraskaLink Fiber 29.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.1%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Elmwood to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Elmwood 5.2 Mbps 8 $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +343.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +101.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +94.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +106.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +110.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )