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Internet providers in Kearney, NE

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Kearney, NE internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL90%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
USA Communications - 30 - 750 MbpsFiber-optic100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Rise Broadband $29.95 25 - 250 MbpsWireless100%
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Kearney internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Kearney 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 Kearney area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Kearney residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 18% of those living in Kearney.

There are eight internet providers serving the Kearney area, and 99.88% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Kearney's eight internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Kearney

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 96 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
Rise Broadband 15 Mbps 2 Mbps Wireless
Frontier 10 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
HughesNet 12 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Kearney

The largest internet providers in Kearney are Frontier, Spectrum, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Kearney.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to nearly all Kearney residents, covering 90% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Kearney’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Kearney residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

Varies

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

90%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in Kearney covering 90% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Kearney 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Kearney, $53.31.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Kearney covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Kearney 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 Kearney, $53.31.

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 Kearney, $0.40.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Kearney. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Kearney's providers, 30 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 Kearney covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Kearney 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 Kearney, $53.31.

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 Kearney, $0.40.

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 Kearney. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Kearney's providers, 30 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Kearney with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Kearney. The next fastest internet provider in Kearney is Glenwood Network Services, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 66% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Kearney with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Kearney, $53.31.

USA Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Kearney, covering 100% of the city.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.