Elm Creek, NE High Speed Internet Service

Elm Creek, NE has a total of 6 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 6 internet service options in Elm Creek. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Elm Creek is Spectrum. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps100.0%
2Rise Broadbandwireless50 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
3CenturyLinkDSL40 Mbps3 Mbps98.7%
4Arapahoewireless25 Mbps3 Mbps100.0%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Elm Creek NE Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Elm Creek have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Elm Creek of 2.56 Mbps are slower than the Buffalo County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Nebraska.

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Elm Creek Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Elm Creek is 29.9% slower than the average in Nebraska and 47% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 42.5% of the Buffalo County population

  • The average internet download speed in Elm Creek is 17.18 Mbps based upon 592 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 99.7% of the Elm Creek population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Elm Creek residents

  • There are 6 residential internet providers in Elm Creek, NE providing service to at least 15% of the city

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Elm Creek residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Spectrum as the top provider for Elm Creek, Nebraska.

Who has the fastest internet service in Elm Creek?

Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Elm Creek.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Elm Creek, Nebraska?

The following zip codes were used: 68836

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Elm Creek internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
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How do the internet speeds in Elm Creek compare to other cities in Nebraska?

Click through to see how the Elm Creek broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Crawford, Hastings, Nebraska City, Ponca, Ravenna, Sutherland, Valley

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Elm Creek, Nebraska population.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Elm Creek, Nebraska?

Spectrum, Rise Broadband and Arapahoe provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Elm Creek.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.




Elm Creek Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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