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Internet providers in 68601

Find internet providers serving the 68601 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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68601 internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 -DSL95%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 100 MbpsCable84%
Windstream $37.00 15 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic1.520%
Eagle Communications - -Cable16%
Megavision - -DSL7.940%
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68601 internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in the 68601 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Nebraska - 94%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 68601 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.520% of those living in the 68601 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 68601 area, and 92.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 68601, prices start at $25 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Columbus

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 90 Mbps 28 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 19 Mbps 6 Mbps Wireless
Frontier 8 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Eagle Communications 84 Mbps 34 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 68601

The largest internet providers serving the 68601 ZIP code are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all in the 68601 ZIP code, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 84% of the area. Columbus’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 68601 ZIP code.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in the 68601 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Frontier start at $54.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Columbus, $49.42.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in 68601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Columbus's providers, 42 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

84%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in the 68601 ZIP code, covering 84% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 68601 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Columbus, $49.42.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Columbus, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in 68601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Columbus's providers, 42 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in the 68601 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 68601 ZIP where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Columbus, $49.42.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Columbus, $0.77.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in 68601 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Columbus's providers, 42 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 68601 frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in the 68601 ZIP code with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 84% of households in 68601. The next fastest internet provider in the 68601 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 1.520% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 68601 ZIP with service starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Columbus, $49.42.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 68601 ZIP code, covering 1.520% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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