Internet Providers in Smithfield, NE

Residential Internet Statistics for Smithfield, NE
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $39.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Smithfield, Nebraska:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Rise Broadband
    39.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    39.6% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. Frontier
    3.2% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    3.2% Available
  • 5. 5. ATC
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Hamilton.net
    35.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    35.4% Available
  • 7. 7. Viaero Wireless
    20.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *15 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    20.6% Available
  • 8. 8. Pinpoint
    18% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *20 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    18% Available
  • 9. 9. ATC Communications
    5.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    5.1% Available

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Internet Access in Smithfield, Nebraska

The most commonly available network technologies within Smithfield are Fixed Wireless lines followed by Satellite lines. FCC filings show that Fixed Wireless reaches a 39.56 percent footprint in Smithfield, in contrast with Satellite's practically one hundred percent availability.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is collected biannually and only published 6+ months later, availability shown here may not be complete.

The majority of Smithfield homes have 2 providers with availability at their address. This is a good amount of competition. It tends to improve pricing at a given address. This Internet access isn't distributed evenly, however. A surprising 100 of the local population still has only one or zero choices for true broadband service.

Satellite provides backup broadband options for those who can't access wired service.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, covering virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage for virtually one hundred percent of residents. The fastest download speed advertised for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet offers packages as high as 25 Mbps. In general, any speed above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be enough to stream SD video on WiFi. However, it may become challenging for multiple users or modern applications like video chat and etc. Explore the coverage maps below to see Internet options on a granular level in Smithfield.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Smithfield, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
ATC Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 5.1%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s 39.6%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 3.2%
300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Smithfield is the 124th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Elm Creek, Elwood, and Cozad, but behind Holdrege and Lexington.

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

Approximately 400 people in Gosper County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

In Gosper County, approximately 600 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Smithfield

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Compare Smithfield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Smithfield 8.3 Mbps 9 $0.97 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +573.4 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +164.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +191.4 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +193.9 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +188.2 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )