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Internet providers in 68701

Find internet providers serving the 68701 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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68701 internet providers

Provider
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL66%
Sparklight $45.00 200 - 940 MbpsCable95%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
Airbits $49.00 6 - 12 MbpsWireless100%
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68701 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 68701 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 68701 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 94% of households. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 27% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.780% of those living in the 68701 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 68701 area, and 95.25% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 68701, prices start at $45 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Norfolk

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Airbits 154 Mbps 41 Mbps Wireless
CenturyLink 206 Mbps 257 Mbps DSL
Sparklight 127 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 68701

The largest internet providers serving the 68701 ZIP code are CenturyLink, Sparklight, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink is available to most in the 68701 ZIP code, covering 66% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Sparklight, which covers 95% of the area. Norfolk’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of residents in the 68701 ZIP code.

CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

66%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 68701 ZIP code, covering 66% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink 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 CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Norfolk, $55.80.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Norfolk, $1.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 68701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Norfolk's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Sparklight cable internet

Provider

Sparklight

Starting price*
$45/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

95%

Cable from Sparklight offers broadband to nearly all households in the 68701 ZIP code, covering 95% of the area.

Sparklight’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 68701 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Sparklight start at $45/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Norfolk, $55.80.

Sparklight customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.23 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Norfolk, $1.09.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Sparklight offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in 68701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Norfolk's providers, 227 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 68701 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection throughout the 68701 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Norfolk, $55.80.

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 Norfolk, $1.09.

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 68701 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Norfolk's providers, 227 Mbps.

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Internet providers in 68701 frequently asked questions

CenturyLink is the fastest internet provider in the 68701 ZIP code with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 66% of households in 68701. The next fastest internet provider in the 68701 ZIP code is Sparklight, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Sparklight offers the cheapest internet in the 68701 ZIP with service starting at $45/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Norfolk, $55.80.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.