How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Grant, Nebraska
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Internet Access in Grant, Nebraska
Data below is drawn from the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reporting. Our data also includes direct provider coverage reports to validate that data down to the census block level. Plan and pricing information is collected by our data analysis team. Locally, we've analyzed and verified 188 bundled broadband plans in and near Grant since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 107 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Viasat Internet or HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Grant.
Broadband competition in Grant is overall strong. Most homes have around 5 Internet providers available in their area. Access isn't distributed fairly, however — as a surprising 33.63 percent of residents are still limited to one option for wired broadband services.
DSL providers deliver Internet services over telephone infrastructure. This is why DSL is sold through companies that bundle Internet access with telephone service. DSL network technology is serviceable to 87.72 percent of Grant. Refer to the graphical tools directly below to get an idea of how the advertised speeds compare to actual speeds in the area.
Outside of the Internet options detailed above, Great Plains Communications is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 85 percent of the Grant area. Wireless companies like WirelessInet,LLC are sometimes a good choice. However, the main wired options are usually a better value so far as speed.
Internet Statistics 2021
33.6% of consumers in Grant500 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 Grant, Nebraska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Great Plains Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||65.0%|
|Great Plains Communications||300 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||27s||85.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|ATC Communications||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||1.6%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||80.4%|
|KDSI Internet Services||6 Mbps||DSL||22m 45s||1.2%|
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 Around Grant
Data collected by our researchers suggests that top ISPs in the area currently place a limit on streaming for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers explain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming video, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Grant to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Grant||23.7 Mbps||11||$3.80 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +510.7 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +125.1 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +136.9 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +145.8 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +138.4 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|