Best Hickman Internet Service Providers
Hickman, 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 Hickman. 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 Hickman is Windstream. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Windstream||Cable, DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Infinity 8 Broadband||Fiber||10000 Mbps||10000 Mbps||85.1%|
|3||Future Technologies||wireless||100 Mbps||10 Mbps||100.0%|
|4||Zito West Holding||Cable||100 Mbps||10 Mbps||98.2%|
|5||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|6||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Hickman NE Internet Access Options
Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.
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 Hickman of 5.6 Mbps are slower than the Lancaster County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Nebraska.
Hickman Internet Access Facts
There are 6 residential internet providers in Hickman, NE providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Hickman is 14.4% slower than the average in Nebraska and 35.2% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 84.0% of the Lancaster County population
The average internet download speed in Hickman is 20.99 Mbps based upon 4096 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 99.8% of the Hickman population
Fiber optic internet is available to 98.5% of Hickman residents
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 Hickman 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 Windstream as the top provider for Hickman, Nebraska.
Who has the fastest internet service in Hickman?
Infinity 8 Broadband with a download speed of 10000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Hickman.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Hickman, Nebraska?
The following zip codes were used: 68372
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Hickman internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
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How do the internet speeds in Hickman compare to other cities in Nebraska?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Hickman - Windstream and Infinity 8 Broadband.
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 Hickman, Nebraska?
Windstream and Future Technologies provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Hickman.
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.
Hickman 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.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages