Internet Providers in Oakland, NE

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Residential Internet Statistics for Oakland, NE
Internet Providers: 14
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $103.46

Internet Access in Oakland, Nebraska

5-6 Internet providers can provide service to the average Oakland location. This is a lot of choice contrasted with other cities. Competition is correlated with better pricing.

Cable TV and Internet and DSL providers like CenturyLink are the primary broadband network systems with availability in Oakland.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Oakland's primary wired Internet providers.

Remember that since FCC data is currently only collected biannually and only made public six months after, providers listed above might not reflect the most recent upgrades.

Aside from the Internet providers listed above, CenturyLink provides a third choice for Internet in 85 percent of Oakland. Wireless providers like American Broadband and satellite companies including are sometimes a good choice. However, the incumbent wired options usually offer a stronger value so far as speed and pricing.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Oakland with 12 of those offering residential service
  • Oakland is the 105th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Tekamah, Hooper, and Onawa, but behind Wisner and West Point.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Oakland, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Westel Systems 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
American Broadband 500 Mbps Cable 16s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
CenturyLink 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Oakland, Nebraska

  • CenturyLink - DSL - 85.2% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • American Broadband - Cable - 69.1% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 11.6% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Westel Systems - Fiber - 2.6% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • NNTC - Fiber - 1.2% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Oakland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Oakland

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Oakland is the 105th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Tekamah, Hooper, and Onawa, but behind Wisner and West Point.

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

Approximately 600 people in Burt 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 70% of Oakland 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 Burt County, approximately 1,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Oakland

Data from our market research team shows that many of the top ISPs place some sort of limit on streaming for their home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue lately since consumers view them as a tactic to discourage streaming services, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Oakland

Provider Type Coverage Speed
American Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 5 Mbps
Skywave Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 85.2%+ 40 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 82.1%+ 100 Mbps
American Broadband Cable 69.1%+ 500 Mbps
Future Technologies Fixed Wireless 18.2%+ 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 11.6%+ 50 Mbps
Westel Systems Fiber 2.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company Fiber 1.2%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 18.3%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Oakland to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Oakland 48.3 Mbps 12 $1.34 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +367.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +3 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +70.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +5 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +67.9 Mbps ) 14 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +79.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +79.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )