Internet Providers in Superior, NE

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Residential Internet Statistics for Superior, NE
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67.8

Internet Access in Superior, Nebraska

Information on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to enhance the information. Plan, pricing, and other data is aggregated by our research division. We have collected and verified 236 broadband deals for Superior since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 78 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Taking a look now at network technologies available Superior, we see that the most prevalent physical wire broadband Internet connection varieties are Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (88.94 percent coverage). Fiber technology is built on future-proofed fiber-optic cables, which are made of densely packed glass strands that can deliver digital data as light. Fiber Internet results in stronger download rates, but may switch to coaxial cables in the "last mile" near a subscriber. Consequently, some fiber connections might not offer true "gigabit" performance.

Windstream is a common alternative to the primary providers, serving Superior with a top speed of 200 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only choice for Internet access for residents of Superior. fixed wireless providers like Superior Inet can reach 20 Mbps via wireless technology. There are 3 companies in city limits selling enterprise and business/smb services like SD-WAN. We list all providers with business packages online, but consumer-focused companies often offer business options as well.

The average Superior home has 4-5 companies serving their address. Only 11.99 percent of Superior residents are stuck with one or fewer options for broadband service.

According to the most recent FCC filings and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Superior so far as coverage area. The more common providers frequently compete at addresses around Superior.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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 Superior, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Glenwood Telephone 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Nex-Tech 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Superior, Nebraska

  • Windstream - DSL - 90.6% Availability in Superior - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Glenwood Telephone - Fiber - 88.9% Availability in Superior - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 78.3% Availability in Superior - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Nex-Tech - Fiber - 1.4% Availability in Superior - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Superior - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Superior - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Superior

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Superior is the 170th most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Beloit, but behind Sutton, Hebron, Belleville, and Concordia.

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 Nuckolls 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: 90% of people living in Superior 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.

Approximately 88% of Superior 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 Nuckolls County, approximately 700 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 Caps and Cord Cutting in Superior

Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the popular providers in Superior currently use data caps for their residential broadband packages. Data caps are controversial because customers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming services, while providers maintain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Superior

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Glenwood Telephone Fiber 88.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream DSL 90.6%+ 200 Mbps
Superior Inet Fixed Wireless 100% 20 Mbps
Glenwood Telephone Fixed Wireless 95.9%+ 12 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 78.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Nex-Tech Fiber 1.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Glenwood Telephone Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Nex-Tech Fiber 57.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Glenwood Telephone Fixed Wireless 100% 12 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 2.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Superior to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Superior 41.2 Mbps 8 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +374.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +77.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +75 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +86.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +86.4 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( $0.00 )