Internet Service in Nebraska

99.6% of Nebraska residents have the option of high speed Internet at 10 Mbps download speeds from wired or wireless Internet service to their home. In fact, an incredible 78% of the population has the choice of 3 Internet service providers or more serving their address.

In the Cornhusker State, wireless Internet is available to 99.9% of the population, DSL to 93.8%, cable to 83.3% and fiber Internet to 28.1%. For a largely rural state, Nebraska has impressive Internet connectivity that ensures most people have the option to get high speed Internet. However, there is still 25.9% of those living in Nebraska are who do not have Internet access personally.

14.50%

Population with faster than 1 Gbps available.

37.30%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

20.70%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

27 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

3.00%

Population with no wired internet access available.

97.00%

Population with wired internet access available.

13.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

22

Average broadband score for Nebraska

Broadband in Nebraska

Largest Cities in NebraskaProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Alliance, NE161 Gbps / 1 Gbps45 Mbps / 33 Mbps50
Ashland, NE11100 Mbps / 8 Mbps21 Mbps / 2 Mbps25
Auburn, NE10100 Mbps / 8 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps24
Aurora, NE14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps9 Mbps / 2 Mbps11
Beatrice, NE14100 Mbps / 11 Mbps14 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Bellevue, NE201 Gbps / 1 Gbps47 Mbps / 30 Mbps62
Blair, NE131 Gbps / 1 Gbps16 Mbps / 9 Mbps25
Broken Bow, NE121 Gbps / 1 Gbps49 Mbps / 43 Mbps53
Central City, NE191 Gbps / 1 Gbps37 Mbps / 28 Mbps54
Chadron, NE151 Gbps / 1 Gbps40 Mbps / 34 Mbps53
Columbus, NE18100 Mbps / 11 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Cozad, NE181 Gbps / 1 Gbps41 Mbps / 30 Mbps59
Crete, NE12100 Mbps / 8 Mbps13 Mbps / 2 Mbps30
David City, NE18100 Mbps / 11 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps24
Fairbury, NE9100 Mbps / 8 Mbps17 Mbps / 2 Mbps34
Falls City, NE15100 Mbps / 11 Mbps15 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
Fremont, NE201 Gbps / 1 Gbps84 Mbps / 77 Mbps100
Geneva, NE17100 Mbps / 25 Mbps14 Mbps / 2 Mbps25
Gering, NE211 Gbps / 1 Gbps34 Mbps / 26 Mbps52
Gothenburg, NE171 Gbps / 1 Gbps50 Mbps / 37 Mbps63
Grand Island, NE251 Gbps / 1 Gbps31 Mbps / 22 Mbps56
Gretna, NE201 Gbps / 1 Gbps57 Mbps / 35 Mbps59
Hastings, NE17100 Mbps / 100 Mbps17 Mbps / 4 Mbps33
Holdrege, NE171 Gbps / 1 Gbps43 Mbps / 32 Mbps58
Kearney, NE211 Gbps / 1 Gbps39 Mbps / 30 Mbps63
Kimball, NE151 Gbps / 1 Gbps47 Mbps / 35 Mbps45
La Vista, NE191 Gbps / 1 Gbps53 Mbps / 34 Mbps62
Lexington, NE161 Gbps / 1 Gbps52 Mbps / 39 Mbps62
Lincoln, NE271 Gbps / 1 Gbps33 Mbps / 23 Mbps61
Madison, NE91 Gbps / 50 Mbps119 Mbps / 6 Mbps58
Milford, NE10100 Mbps / 10 Mbps21 Mbps / 2 Mbps22
Minden, NE111 Gbps / 1 Gbps63 Mbps / 47 Mbps58
Nebraska City, NE161 Gbps / 250 Mbps30 Mbps / 7 Mbps36
Norfolk, NE131 Gbps / 1 Gbps68 Mbps / 41 Mbps56
North Platte, NE221 Gbps / 1 Gbps34 Mbps / 24 Mbps64
Ogallala, NE181 Gbps / 1 Gbps40 Mbps / 29 Mbps52
Omaha, NE251 Gbps / 1 Gbps50 Mbps / 35 Mbps76
Papillion, NE191 Gbps / 40 Mbps31 Mbps / 13 Mbps41
Plattsmouth, NE15100 Mbps / 11 Mbps16 Mbps / 3 Mbps28
Schuyler, NE14100 Mbps / 10 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps17
Scottsbluff, NE201 Gbps / 1 Gbps37 Mbps / 27 Mbps45
Seward, NE10100 Mbps / 8 Mbps16 Mbps / 2 Mbps24
Sidney, NE241 Gbps / 1 Gbps33 Mbps / 24 Mbps59
South Sioux City, NE171 Gbps / 1 Gbps74 Mbps / 13 Mbps47
Valentine, NE141 Gbps / 1 Gbps44 Mbps / 37 Mbps56
Wahoo, NE15100 Mbps / 11 Mbps16 Mbps / 2 Mbps25
Waverly, NE171 Gbps / 1 Gbps43 Mbps / 31 Mbps54
Wayne, NE13100 Mbps / 3 Mbps8 Mbps / 1 Mbps29
West Point, NE17200 Mbps / 40 Mbps19 Mbps / 2 Mbps31
York, NE201 Gbps / 1 Gbps38 Mbps / 27 Mbps55
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Nebraska
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
Future Technologies17 Mbps
Rise Broadband11 Mbps
CenturyLink28 Mbps
Spectrum88 Mbps
Viaero Wireless15 Mbps
Windstream45 Mbps
Cox339 Mbps
Hamilton26 Mbps