Seward, NE High Speed Internet Service

Seward, NE has a total of 7 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 7 internet service options in Seward. 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 Seward is Spectrum. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps100.0%
2WindstreamDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps89.2%
3LTD Broadbandwireless250 Mbps250 Mbps86.4%
4Future Technologieswireless100 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
5Rise Broadbandwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps93.0%
6ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
7HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Seward 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.

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Seward compare to Seward County? The average speed in Seward is 40.27 Mbps which is faster than Seward County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Nebraska average of 24.51 Mbps.

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Seward Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Seward County is 25.85 Mbps based upon 24976 samples taken in the past year

  • The average upload speed in Seward is 8.25 Mbps. This is 29.9% faster than the average in Nebraska and 28.9% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average download speed in Seward is 55.8% faster than the Seward County average and 24.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Seward is 8.25 Mbps. This is 8.1% faster than the Seward County average and 28.9% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 52.1% of Seward County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 36.9% of Seward County residents

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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 Seward 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 Seward, Nebraska.

Who has the fastest internet service in Seward?

Windstream with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Seward.

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

The following zip codes were used: 68434

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Seward 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
Zero latency gaming

How do the internet speeds in Seward compare to other cities in Nebraska?

Click through to see how the Seward broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Albion, Creighton, Elm Creek, Madison, Papillion, Sidney, Yutan

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Seward - Windstream.

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 Seward, Nebraska?

Spectrum and Future Technologies provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Seward.

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.




Seward 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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