Internet providers in 68506

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68506 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 1,000 MbpsDSL100%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic22%
Nebraska Technology and Telecommunications $37.00 -DSL35%
Allo Communications $70.00 500 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic17%
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68506 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 68506 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 68506 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 39% of those living in the 68506 ZIP code.

There are nine internet providers serving the 68506 area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among nine internet providers in 68506, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 68506

The largest internet providers serving the 68506 ZIP code are Spectrum and Windstream bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 68506 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 100% of the area. Lincoln’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers fiber-optic to around 22% of residents in the 68506 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 68506 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 68506 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $47.74.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $0.39.

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 68506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 452 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to all households in the 68506 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $47.74.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 68506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 452 Mbps.

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Windstream fiber-optic internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$75/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

22%

Fiber-optic from Windstream offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 68506 ZIP code, covering 22% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Windstream is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 68506 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $75/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $47.74.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $0.39.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 68506 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 22% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 452 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 68506 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 68506 and the greater Lincoln area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lincoln at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Lincoln at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 68506 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 68506 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 68506 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 68506. The next fastest internet provider in the 68506 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 22% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 68506 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $47.74.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 68506 ZIP code, covering 22% of the city. Allo Communications also offers fiber internet in 68506 and is available to 17% of households.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.

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.