Internet Providers in Stuart, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Stuart, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 25.67 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 6.61%

Internet Access in Stuart, Nebraska

The average census block area in Stuart is served byan average of 2.27 broadband providers. This means that most households in the area will have at least 2-3 choices for Internet, and it is easier for residents to switch service if they are dissatisfied with a company.

Remember that since FCC data is only collected twice a year and only published six months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Wireless Internet options have a few notable issues that make them far from convenient for Internet connectivity. Limited data use ("data caps") are the largest inconvenience.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Stuart's most common wired Internet options.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 93 percent of Stuart. Wireless companies such as Viaero Wireless and satellite Internet companies like are worth looking at, but the incumbent wired options usually offer a stronger value so far as speed.

Internet Statistics 2021



Stuart, NE

1,000 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 Stuart, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
CenturyLink 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Stuart, Nebraska

  • NNTC - 93.4% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 20.5% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 2.9% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Stuart - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Stuart

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Stuart is the 479th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Gregory, but behind Ainsworth, Oneill, Atkinson, and Lake Andes.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Holt 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.

Fiber Availability: 93% of people living in Stuart have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Holt 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.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Stuart

Data collected by our researchers shows that popular providers in the area currently use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Stuart

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company Fiber 93.4%+ 100 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 93.3%+ 25 Mbps
WARP Fixed Wireless 37.1%+ 26 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 20.5%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 2.9%+ 40 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 18.6%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 6.8%+ 40 Mbps

Compare Stuart to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
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New York 349.1 Mbps ( +323.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +81.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +18 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +74 Mbps ) 15 ( +15 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +86 Mbps ) 21 ( +21 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +89.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( + $0.00 )