Internet Providers in Wood River, Nebraska

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wood River, NE
Wired Internet Providers: 5
Average Speed Test Result: 13.05 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 39.32%

Internet Access in Wood River, Nebraska

There are 21 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Wood River. 5 of these are mobile companies, and 13 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

The level of competition between broadband providers in the Wood River area is strong. The average resident has 6-7 Internet service providers available to them. This choice isn't spread out evenly — as a notable 25.22 percent of the population still have only one option for broadband service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Wood River.

Remember that since FCC coverage data is only processed twice a year and only made public six or more months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

DSL is the top network type with coverage in Wood River worth considering. To see detailed results, enter your zip code in our search tool at the top of this page.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Wood River, Nebraska

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
CenturyLink 40 Mbps DSL 3m 24s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Nebraska Central Telephone 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
Allo Communications 7 Mbps DSL 19m 30s
KDSI Internet Services 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wood River, Nebraska

  • KDSI Internet Services - 91.7% Availability in Wood River - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - 83.2% Availability in Wood River - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 70.5% Availability in Wood River - Speeds up to 40 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 56.2% Availability in Wood River - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Allo Communications - 4.7% Availability in Wood River - Speeds up to 7 Mbps
  • Nebraska Central Telephone - 4.4% Availability in Wood River - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Wood River - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Wood River - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wood River

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Wood River is the 23rd most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Grand Island, Hastings, Doniphan, Gibbon, and Juniata.

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

Approximately 56 people in Hall 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 75% of Wood River 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 Hall County, approximately 3,000 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 Around Wood River

Data from our researchers suggests that top ISPs in Wood River place a limit on data use for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since consumers see them as a strategy to stop video streaming, while providers maintain they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming services, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Internet access in Wood River neighborhoods

We've gathered data on Internet availability across these communities in Wood River: Prosser.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wood River

Provider Type Coverage Speed
KDSI Internet Services DSL and Fixed Wireless 93.2%+ 50 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 91.4%+ 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 87.6%+ 15 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 83.2%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 70.5%+ 40 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 56.2%+ 940 Mbps
LTD Broadband Fixed Wireless 54.5%+ 100 Mbps
Glenwood Telephone Fixed Wireless 9.4%+ 12 Mbps
Allo Communications DSL 4.7%+ 7 Mbps
Nebraska Central Telephone DSL 4.4%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 100 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 40 Mbps
Glenwood Telephone Fixed Wireless 100% 12 Mbps
NebraskaLink Fiber 17.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 7.7%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Wood River to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wood River 13.1 Mbps 15 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +336 Mbps ) 15 $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +94 Mbps ) 18 ( +3 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +86.6 Mbps ) 15 $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +98.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +6 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +102.2 Mbps ) 9 ( -6 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )