How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps 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 Paxton, Nebraska
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Internet Access in Paxton, Nebraska
In terms of Internet technology availability, Paxton is fortunate to have wide coverage by both coaxial cable and fiber networks. Cable TV and broadband service can be purchased from television providers, and is delivered over coaxial cable wires on utility poles, which should be visible on the street near your location.
Viasat Internet or HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Paxton.
Keep in mind that since FCC data is currently tallied up biannually and only released 6+ months after that, availability listed in the results above might not include the latest expansions or regional changes.
Consolidated Telephone Company is another common Internet choice in Paxton, offering Fiber and DSL connections in 89 percent of Paxton. WirelessInet,LLC is another alternative wireless service worth taking note of for close to one hundred percent of Paxton, although it has to have roof access and line of site with a WirelessInet,LLC tower or access point.
Activate the interactive map below to explore Internet service competition at a census block level. Although the majority of blocks have around 3-4 choices for service, some areas can be less fortunate and may only have one provider in the area.
Internet Statistics 2022
37.9% of consumers in Paxton300 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 Paxton, Nebraska
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Glenwood Telephone||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||6.9%|
|Consolidated Telephone Company||500 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||16s||89.4%|
|Vyve Broadband||960 Mbps||Cable||8s||50.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.1%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||65.6%|
|Great Plains Communications||15 Mbps||DSL||9m 6s||2.7%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Paxton
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 and Video Streaming in Paxton
Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the common providers currently use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue lately since consumers view them as a tactic to stop video streaming. Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is streaming services, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Paxton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Paxton||22.4 Mbps||10||$1.62 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +523.2 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +138.9 Mbps )||20 ( +10 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +158.5 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +164.2 Mbps )||26 ( +16 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +156.7 Mbps )||10||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|