Internet providers in 68516

Find internet providers serving the 68516 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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68516 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 100 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $19.99 15 - 1,000 MbpsDSL100%
Windstream $75.00 15 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic21%
Nebraska Technology and Telecommunications $37.00 -DSL26%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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68516 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 68516 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 68516 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 21% of those living in the 68516 ZIP code.

There are eight internet providers serving the 68516 area, and 99.77% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among eight internet providers in 68516, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 68516

The largest internet providers serving the 68516 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 68516 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 21% of residents in the 68516 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 68516 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 68516 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, $44.56.

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, $0.77.

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 68516 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, 360 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 68516 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, $44.56.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.33 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lincoln, $0.77.

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 68516 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, 360 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

21%

Fiber-optic from Windstream offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 68516 ZIP code, covering 21% 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 68516 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, $44.56.

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, $0.77.

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 68516 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 21% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lincoln's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 68516 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 68516 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 higher than average in Lincoln at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 68516 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Lincoln may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Lincoln cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet providers in 68516 frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in the 68516 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 68516. The next fastest internet provider in the 68516 ZIP code is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 21% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 68516 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lincoln, $44.56.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 68516 ZIP code, covering 21% of the city.

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Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.