Internet Providers in Henderson, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Henderson, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 37.7 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 500 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.84%

Internet Access in Henderson, Nebraska

For more sparsely populated areas such as Henderson, fixed microwave Internet and other wireless Internet services are the primary connectivity option. FCC records and our directly reported data indicate essentially zero broadband Internet availability for residential customers, but fixed wireless Internet presents a decent alternative that is available to practically one hundred percent of the area.

The broadband access information on this page is primarily sourced from FCC coverage reports specific to the area. Data is cross-validated through privatized databases to output more accurate results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually.

The average Henderson household has 4-5 companies at their location. Still, 55.15 percent of the Henderson population have one option for Internet service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most commonly available Internet choice for Henderson residents. practically one hundred percent of the Henderson area can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving practically one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest package we've found for HughesNet for Henderson is 25 Mbps.

Besides the Internet options listed above, Mainstay Communications is a third option for coverage in 97 percent of Henderson. Wireless companies like MAINSTAY COMMUNICATIONS are worth considering. However, the incumbent wired providers are usually a stronger deal when it comes to performance and price.

  • There are 16 internet providers in Henderson with 11 of those offering residential service
  • Henderson is the 221st most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Aurora and Central City, but behind York, Sutton, and Geneva.
  • The fastest zip code in Henderson for February 2021 is 68371. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021



Henderson, NE

800 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 Henderson, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mainstay Communications 500 Mbps Fiber and DSL 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 30 Mbps DSL 4m 33s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Henderson, Nebraska

  • Mainstay - 97.1% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 80.6% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Hamilton - 1.4% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 30 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Henderson

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Henderson is the 221st most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Aurora and Central City, but behind York, Sutton, and Geneva.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in York 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: 97% of people living in Henderson 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 45% of Henderson 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.

As of this month, 68371 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Henderson.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In York County, approximately 2,000 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 Caps and Cord Cutting in Henderson

Data collected by our research team shows that top providers in the area place a limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Henderson

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Mainstay Communications Fiber, DSL, and Fixed Wireless 99.6%+ 500 Mbps
Superior Inet Fixed Wireless 99.1%+ 20 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 80.6%+ 50 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 72.3%+ 25 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 48.5%+ 100 Mbps
Glenwood Telephone Fixed Wireless 7.6%+ 12 Mbps DSL 1.4%+ 30 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 62.5%+ 50 Mbps
Glenwood Telephone Fixed Wireless 29.4%+ 12 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 12.6%+ 1,000 Mbps DSL 5.6%+ 25 Mbps
NebraskaLink Fiber 4.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Henderson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Henderson 37.7 Mbps 12 $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +311.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +69.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +6 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +62 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +74 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +77.6 Mbps ) 9 ( -3 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )