Internet Providers in Overton, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Overton, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 24.51 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 36.92%

Internet Access in Overton, Nebraska

There are two primary Internet service options in Overton — cable (58.04% availability) and DSL (close to one hundred percent coverage). Cable Internet access is delivered from cable TV corporations using their pre-existing coaxial television lines on telephone poles or buried along the street. DSL Internet is delivered over landline phone lines. [1] The vast majority of Overton street addresses can access both coaxial cable and/or DSL from competing Internet providers.

ATC Communications is also a common Internet choice for Overton. They offer mainly DSL connections with coverage in 96 percent of the area. ATC Communications offers an alternative wireless service for 94 percent of local residents. Keep in mind that fixed wireless requires roof access or proximity to a ATC Communications tower or access point.

Competition between broadband providers in Overton is high, with most households having 5-6 providers to choose from. Access isn't distributed evenly — a surprising 29.11 percent of households in the area are still limited to one option for true broadband service.

Keep in mind, since FCC coverage data is currently processed twice annually and only published six or more months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

According to the latest FCC filings and direct provider reports, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Overton as measured by coverage. These companies frequently compete at addresses in most blocks around Overton.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Overton, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
ATC Communications 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
CenturyLink 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
KDSI Internet Services 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Overton, Nebraska

  • ATC - 96.9% Availability in Overton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 91.3% Availability in Overton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 58.0% Availability in Overton - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • KDSI Internet Services - 15.7% Availability in Overton - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 1.7% Availability in Overton - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Overton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Overton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Overton

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Overton is the 297th most connected city in Nebraska behind Holdrege, Lexington, Kearney, Elm Creek, and Elwood.

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

Approximately 100 people in Dawson 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 71% of Overton 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 Dawson County, approximately 4,000 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 Video Streaming in Overton

Data from our researchers suggests that top ISPs use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because users view them as a strategy to discourage "cord cutting". Providers explain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Overton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
ATC Communications DSL and Fixed Wireless 96.9%+ 100 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 91.3%+ 50 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 89.7%+ 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 85.8%+ 15 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 58.0%+ 940 Mbps
KDSI Internet Services DSL 15.7%+ 6 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 1.7%+ 40 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 62.1%+ 50 Mbps
NebraskaLink Fiber 7.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 5.3%+ 40 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 4.2%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Overton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Overton 24.5 Mbps 10 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +324.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +82.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +75.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +87.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )