Internet Providers in Elmwood, NE
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Residential Internet Statistics for Elmwood, NE
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$42.39|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Elmwood, Nebraska
Internet Access in Elmwood, Nebraska
DSL service is the only high-speed wired network choice with meaningful availability in Elmwood. According to the latest data pull, it's available to 96.99 percent of the local population. DSL reaches subscribers by telephone lines on utility poles. This is the reason DSL is provided by landline phone companies, such as Windstream.
Viasat Internet 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 providers available in their area. Internet access isn't spread out evenly, however — as a notable 42.17 percent of residents are still limited to one option for wired broadband service.
Outside of the Internet options listed above, Windstream is a third choice for coverage in 96 percent of Elmwood. Fixed wireless providers such as Affordable Internet Solutions are also worth looking at. However, the incumbent wired providers usually offer a better value so far as speed and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
42.2% of consumers in Elmwood400 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||Availability|
|Windstream||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||97.0%|
|Zito Media||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||20.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||11.9%|
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 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.
Compare Elmwood to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Elmwood||2.1 Mbps||9||$3.79 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +532.3 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +146.7 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +158.5 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +167.4 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +160 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|