Internet Providers in Friend, Nebraska
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Residential Internet Statistics for Friend, NE
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||74.08 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||27.26%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Friend, Nebraska
Internet Access in Friend, Nebraska
The average house in Friend can get service from about 4-5 Internet providers This is a high amount of choice in comparison to similar-sized cities. Competition between two or more providers in a city is correlated with lower regional pricing.
Bundled cable Internet is the primary network option within Friend. Some areas might be stuck with wireless. As the map below demonstrates, broadband coverage has some weak points in Friend.
Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Friend.
Rise Broadband as well as Zito Media also provide coverage in Friend, with 94 percent and 49 percent coverage of the area respectively.
The Internet coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data and private data we collect directly from industry sources. Average statistics about speed data comes primarily from M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome queries. Our market research team has hand-validated pricing and plan details for 262 broadband packages within the Friend market as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
50.3% of consumers in Friend700 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 Friend, Nebraska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Zito Media||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Allo Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||35 Mbps||Satellite||3m 54s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Friend, Nebraska
- Rise Broadband - 94.0% Availability in Friend - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- Zito Media - 49.7% Availability in Friend - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Allo - 2.5% Availability in Friend - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Friend - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Friend - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Friend
Data from our research team shows that top ISPs in Friend currently place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view caps as a tactic to limit "cord cutting", while providers insist that caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Friend
|Diode Communications||Fixed Wireless||98.9%+||12 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||94.0%+||50 Mbps|
|LTD Broadband||Fixed Wireless||80.0%+||100 Mbps|
|Viaero Wireless||Fixed Wireless||66.3%+||25 Mbps|
|Zito Media||Cable||49.7%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Future Technologies||Fixed Wireless||39.9%+||25 Mbps|
|Superior Inet||Fixed Wireless||18.0%+||20 Mbps|
|Allo Communications||Fiber||2.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||35 Mbps|
|Rise Broadband||Fixed Wireless||100%||50 Mbps|
|Unite Private Networks||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Allo Communications||Fiber||0.1%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Friend to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Friend||74.1 Mbps||11||$0.30 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +275 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +33 Mbps )||18 ( +7 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +25.6 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +37.6 Mbps )||21 ( +10 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +41.2 Mbps )||9 ( -2 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|