Internet Service Providers in Emerson, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Emerson, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 2.57 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 500 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 33.28%

Internet Access in Emerson, Nebraska

The Emerson area has two main Internet options: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. They have speeds as high as 100 Mbps and coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area. As for HughesNet, they offer Satellite, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area.

Cable TV and Internet and DSL providers like CenturyLink are the primary Internet service systems with availability in Emerson.

Since FCC data is currently collected biannually and only made public six or more months after filing, provider availability listed above might not include the most recent upgrades.

CenturyLink is another commonly available Internet choice for Emerson. They offer DSL service available to 70 percent of the area. American Broadband offers an alternative wireless service for virtually one hundred percent of Emerson. Keep in mind this option has to have roof access or proximity to a American Broadband tower or access point.

The majority of Emerson households have 3-4 options so far as home Internet (precisely 3.44 in each census block), which is close to average when contrasted with other cities. Emerson is number 216th of 514 communities in Nebraska in terms of broadband options. Areas the FCC would consider "underserved" are low, and only 500 are limited to one choice for Internet service. View the interactive map on the page below to see network data about Emerson.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Emerson, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
American Broadband 500 Mbps Cable 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
CenturyLink 20 Mbps DSL 6m 49s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Emerson, Nebraska

  • CenturyLink - 70.2% Availability in Emerson - Speeds up to 20 Mbps
  • American Broadband - 65.3% Availability in Emerson - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • NNTC - 1.4% Availability in Emerson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Emerson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Emerson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Providers in Nearby Cities

Internet Provider Competition Map For Emerson

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Emerson is the 216th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Winnebago, but behind South Sioux City, Dakota City, Wayne, and Wakefield.

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

Approximately 200 people in Dixon 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.

Approximately 59% of Emerson 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 Dixon County, approximately 600 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 in Emerson

Many Internet service providers have been moving to add data limits on their home WiFi and broadband packages. Some major Internet providers in the area — CenturyLink included — have plans with data caps, according to the most recent plan data. Data caps fall on a wide range, and can be from 250 Gigabytes all the way up to one Terabyte or more. Data caps are generally very high, which means that they won't affect the majority of cord cutters. CenturyLink customers in Emerson are advised to confirm data use policies while purchasing service. Don't presume them based on marketing materials.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Emerson

Provider Type Coverage Speed
American Broadband Cable and Fixed Wireless 100% 500 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 70.2%+ 20 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 60.9%+ 100 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 43.9%+ 100 Mbps
Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company Fiber 1.4%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Emerson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Emerson 2.6 Mbps 8 $2.08 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +346.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +104.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +97.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +109.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +112.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )