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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Nebraska

Cable, fiber, or 5G internet are the most practical choices for most Nebraskans. The Omaha area is serviced by Cox for cable internet and CenturyLink for fiber.

Outside of Omaha, Spectrum is the cable ISP with the most coverage. You can also find CenturyLink fiber connections sprinkled throughout the state. Frontier also has good coverage in Nebraska, though is mostly limited to DSL connections.

T-Mobile and Verizon offer 5G home internet in Nebraska, with T-Mobile having more coverage area.

Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars from customers in Nebraska.

That ranks Nebraska 6th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.

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Internet customer satisfaction in Nebraska

 3.9/5 average customer satisfaction rating
 6th national ranking for customer satisfaction

$55.04 average price per payment for internet, per household

88.9% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs

3.9/5 average customer service rating of internet services

3.8/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide

1,960,790 people

2.44 average people per household

$62,727 average income per household

44 average age per household

63% of population employed


4% higher than national average

Ranked 16th nationally


14% lower than national average

Ranked 41st nationally


15% higher than national average

Ranked 32nd nationally


5% higher than national average

Ranked 19th nationally

Average download speed
116.3 Mbps

13.16% lower than national average
Ranks 34th nationally

Average upload speed
58.7 Mbps

12.33% lower than national average
Ranks 23rd nationally
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Fastest internet providers in Nebraska

Provider Avg download speed Avg upload speed Availability Order online
Allo Communications 188.39 Mbps 194.43 Mbps 80% View Plans for ALLO Communications
Cox Communications 170.49 Mbps 31.19 Mbps 95.98% View Plans for Cox Communications
Pinpoint Communications Inc. 142.76 Mbps 121.96 Mbps 59.33% View Plans for Pinpoint Communications Inc.
Eagle Communications, Inc. 137.56 Mbps 33.24 Mbps 34.98% View Plans for Eagle Communications, Inc.
Long Lines 133.32 Mbps 59.74 Mbps 79.13% View Plans for Long Lines
93% of people in Nebraska have access to 100Mbps or faster broadband, ranking 31st nationally.

Internet by tech type

Internet tech type Avg download speed % of people with access % availability Learn more
5G Home 245.22 Mbps 92.79% 99% See all providers
Cable 789.54 Mbps 48.17% 72.26% See all providers
DSL 666.7 Mbps 54.48% 84.89% See all providers
Fiber 1001.9 Mbps 64.21% 86.5% See all providers
Fixed Wireless 113 Mbps 87.66% 84.25% See all providers
LTE Home 99 Mbps 50.72% 99% See all providers
Satellite 62.83 Mbps 93.08% 100% See all providers

Best cities for internet in Nebraska

Cities in Nebraska with the fastest internet

City Avg download speed Avg upload speed Fiber availability Fastest provider
Bellevue 171.41 Mbps 37.1 Mbps 68% Cox Communications
Papillion 167.88 Mbps 39.47 Mbps 76% Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications
La Vista 161.98 Mbps 53.39 Mbps 73% Cox Communications
Beatrice 153.87 Mbps 89.92 Mbps 57% Windstream
Grand Island 150.95 Mbps 61.69 Mbps 58% Allo Communications
Lexington 127.21 Mbps 30.33 Mbps 48% Spectrum
Omaha 126.36 Mbps 57.13 Mbps 63% Verizon Home Internet

Bellevue is the best city in Nebraska for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Papillion and La Vista also earn top rankings, according to our data.

The most connected cities in Nebraska

City Population Percent with access to high speed internet Percent with access to fiber internet Percent with access to 3+ providers
Omaha 554,841 100% 100% 100%
Lincoln 291,481 100% 100% 100%
Bellevue 66,077 100% 100% 100%
La Vista 19,446 100% 100% 100%
Overland 154 100% 100% 100%
Papillion 39,588 100% 100% 100%
South Sioux City 14,678 100% 100% 100%

Omaha is the most internet-connected city in Nebraska. Omaha makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Omaha's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Lincoln and Bellevue also make it to the top of our list.

Top cities in Nebraska


Population: 554,841

Median income: $73,072

126.38 Mbps
avg. download speed

57.11 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP


Population: 291,481

Median income: $79,044

124.28 Mbps
avg. download speed

84.95 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
Synergy Internet


Population: 66,077

Median income: $76,973

171.41 Mbps
avg. download speed

37.1 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
Cox Communications

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Methodology relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.

Nebraska FAQs

Which is the best internet provider in Nebraska?

T-Mobile’s 5G Home Internet is our favorite internet plan in Nebraska. It offers fast speeds, affordable pricing, and an excellent customer experience, as evidenced by T-Mobile’s outstanding performance in our annual customer satisfaction survey.

Which is the fastest internet provider in Nebraska?

Cox, Spectrum, and CenturyLink are the fastest ISPs in Nebraska, each offering gig speeds.

What is the cheapest ISP in Nebraska?

Spectrum is the cheapest ISP in Nebraska; its plans start at $29.99 per month.

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