Internet Providers in Wood River, NE

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wood River, NE
Internet Providers: 15
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.26

Internet Access in Wood River, Nebraska

There are 21 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Wood River. 5 of these are mobile companies, and 15 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 25.43 percent of the population still have only one option for broadband service.

Viasat Internet 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.

  • There are 18 internet providers in Wood River with 15 of those offering residential service
  • Wood River is the 21st most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Hastings, Doniphan, Gibbon, and Juniata, but behind Grand Island.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Wood River: Prosser

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 Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 56.2%
Rise Broadband 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 83.2%
Windstream 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 4.3%
Windstream 300 Mbps Cable 27s 4.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 69.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Nebraska Central Telephone 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s 4.4%
Allo Communications 7 Mbps DSL 19m 30s 4.7%
KDSI Internet Services 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s 91.7%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wood River

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Wood River is the 21st most connected city in Nebraska ahead of Hastings, Doniphan, Gibbon, and Juniata, but behind Grand Island.

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

Approximately 37 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.

Compare Wood River to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wood River 12.6 Mbps 15 $1.05 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +521.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +2 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +136.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +2 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +148 Mbps ) 15 $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +156.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +149.5 Mbps ) 8 ( -7 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )