Wakefield, NE High Speed Internet Service

Wakefield, NE has a total of 5 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 5 internet service options in Wakefield. 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 Wakefield is American Broadband Communications. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1American Broadband CommunicationsCable500 Mbps50 Mbps100.0%
2Nextlinkwireless50 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
5CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber80 Mbps10 Mbps16.6%
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Wakefield NE Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Wakefield which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Wakefield are compared to Dixon County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Nebraska overall?
Average download speeds in Wakefield of 13.72 Mbps are slower than the Dixon County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Nebraska.

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Wakefield Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Wakefield is 44% slower than the average in Nebraska and 57.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 8.4% of the Dixon County population

  • The average internet download speed in Wakefield is 13.72 Mbps based upon 1376 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the Wakefield population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Wakefield residents

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Wakefield, 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 Wakefield 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 American Broadband Communications as the top provider for Wakefield, Nebraska.

Who has the fastest internet service in Wakefield?

American Broadband Communications with a download speed of 500 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Wakefield.

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

The following zip codes were used: 68784

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Wakefield 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 Wakefield compare to other cities in Nebraska?

Click through to see how the Wakefield broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Ashland, Juniata, Madison, Omaha, Ord, Plattsmouth, York

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Wakefield - CenturyLink.

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 Wakefield, Nebraska?

American Broadband Communications and Nextlink provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Wakefield.

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.




Wakefield 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.


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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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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