Internet Providers in Springfield, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Springfield, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 30.39 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 11.49%

Internet Access in Springfield, Nebraska

FCC data shows two main network options around Springfield: cable (60.64% availability) and DSL (98.96% coverage). Coaxial cable broadband is generally delivered through TV corporations via pre-existing coaxial TV wires mounted on telephone poles. DSL Internet is delivered over phone wires. [1] The vast majority of Springfield addresses can access both cable service and/or DSL service from two alternating providers.

The plans displayed here are manually collected by our research team.

CenturyLink and Spectrum also have Internet service in Springfield, with CenturyLink performing a bit better according to speed test analysis.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

In summary, the Internet market is far from perfect in Springfield. For now, only 1,000 Springfield locals have access to fewer than one options.

  • There are 16 internet providers in Springfield with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Springfield is the 235th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Bellevue, but behind La Vista, Louisville, Papillion, and Gretna.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Springfield: Richfield

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Springfield, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Allo Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
CenturyLink 140 Mbps DSL 58s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Springfield, Nebraska

  • CenturyLink - 99.0% Availability in Springfield - Speeds up to 140 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 60.6% Availability in Springfield - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 8.5% Availability in Springfield - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Allo - 2.2% Availability in Springfield - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Springfield - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Springfield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Springfield

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Springfield is the 235th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Bellevue, but behind La Vista, Louisville, Papillion, and Gretna.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Sarpy 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 61% of Springfield 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 Sarpy County, approximately 6,000 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.

Internet for Educational Purposes in Springfield

Economic development reports routinely identify a strong correlation between internet service access and improved schooling. Broadband access is basically required as colleges like Nebraska Christian College in Springfield migrate to online platforms to manage coursework.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Springfield

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that common ISPs in Springfield currently use data caps on home broadband packages. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily uses 1–7GB/hr.

Internet access in Springfield neighborhoods

We've compiled information and statistics on Broadband availability in these neighborhoods in Springfield: Richfield.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Springfield

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Future Technologies Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 99.0%+ 140 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 60.6%+ 940 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 8.5%+ 50 Mbps
Allo Communications Fiber 2.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 21.3%+ 50 Mbps
NebraskaLink Fiber 36.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Unite Private Networks Fiber 36.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 8.1%+ 940 Mbps
Great Plains Communications Fiber 1.3%+ -- Mbps
Allo Communications Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Springfield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Springfield 30.4 Mbps 8 $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +318.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +76.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +69.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +81.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +84.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )