Internet Providers in Elmwood, NE

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Residential Internet Statistics for Elmwood, NE
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $42.39

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

400 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%
Windstream 300 Mbps Cable 27s 2.4%
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%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Elmwood

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Elmwood is the 157th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Syracuse and Eagle, but behind Ashland, Waverly, 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 900 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: 55% 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 58% 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 4,000 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.

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 )