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Internet Providers in Overton, Nebraska
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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.  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 93 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 16.16 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 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
16.2% of consumers in Overton100 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 Overton, Nebraska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|ATC Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||21.3%|
|ATC Communications||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||96.9%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||91.3%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.7%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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 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.
Compare Overton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Overton||4.3 Mbps||10||$0.22 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +530.1 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +144.5 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +156.3 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +165.2 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +157.8 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|