Internet Providers in Grand Island, Nebraska

Residential Internet Statistics for Grand Island, NE
Internet Service Providers: 11
Plans Start From: $39.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Grand Island, Nebraska:

Showing 1 to 13 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    95.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.3% Available
  • 2. Spectrum
    96.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    96.9% Available
  • 3. Rise Broadband
    95.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    95.2% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. Windstream
    1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *200 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    1% Available
  • 7. 6. Hamilton.net
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 8. 7. Viaero Wireless
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 9. 8. KDSI Internet Services
    51.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    51.9% Available
  • 10. 9. Allo
    7.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    7.5% Available
  • 11. 10. LTD
    7.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    7.5% Available
  • 12. 11. Great Plains
    2.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.4% Available
  • 13. 12. Hamilton.net
    2.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    2.3% Available
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Grand-Island. See All
  • 1. CenturyLink Business
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *140 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    100% Available
  • 2. Rise Broadband
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 3. Spectrum Business
    62.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    62.6% Available
  • 4. Hamilton.net
    14.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    14.6% Available
  • 5. 5. CenturyLink Business
    4.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    4.6% Available
  • 6. Windstream
    0.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    0.3% Available
  • 8. 6. LTD
    45.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    45.9% Available
  • 9. 7. Unite Private
    28.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    28.6% Available
  • 10. 8. OPTK Networks
    12.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    12.9% Available
  • 11. 9. Great Plains
    6.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    6.1% Available
  • 13. Allo
    0.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.9% Available
  • 14. ICS Advanced Technologies
    0.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    0.6% Available
  • 15. GTT
    0.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    0.2% Available
4 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Grand-Island. See All

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Internet Access in Grand Island, Nebraska

Viasat Internet has the most availability in Grand Island. HughesNet is also a common option.

In terms of Internet availability, the average home in Grand Island will have 5-6 providers serving their location, or exactly 5.57 providers in each census block. Only 6.44 percent of Grand Island residents have one or fewer options for home Internet service.

The data on this page comes via FCC reports. Data is enhanced using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more granular results than is available from government websites. Information about speeds and pricing of individual broadband plans is sourced by our research and analysis division, who collect tens of thousands of data points each year.

Spectrum provides an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer 96 percent availability and a top speed of 940 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet service in Grand Island. fixed wireless providers such as Hamilton.net can deliver 25 Mbps via direct wireless hardware. There are 9 providers in the area with specialized enterprise and business/smb services like T1. BroadbandNow includes all providers with explicit business plans online.

To summarize, Grand Island's Internet infrastructure follows a similar pattern to other Nebraska communities: wide coverage for cable and DSL, with the catch that most houses are stuck with one company for either service. This pattern results from the fact that Broadband service providers have their roots as cable television and landline telephone corporations, and use these pre-existing networks to deliver their broadband Internet bundles.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Grand Island, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Allo Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 7.5%
Great Plains Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 2.4%
Hamilton.net 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 2.3%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 95.3%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 96.9%
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 95.2%
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s 1.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Grand Island is the 49th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Doniphan, Central City, Aurora, and Saint Paul, but behind Wood River.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Hall County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 94% of Grand Island residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Hall County, approximately 3,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Grand Island to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Grand Island 31 Mbps 15 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +550.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +6 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +141.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +3 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +168.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +2 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +171.2 Mbps ) 24 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +165.5 Mbps ) 10 ( -5 ) $0.37 ( + $0.00 )