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Internet providers in 68142

Find internet providers serving the 68142 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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68142 internet providers

Provider
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable83%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic62%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL42%
Cameron Communications $30.00 6 - 15 MbpsDSL14%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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68142 internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in the 68142 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 68142 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 81% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 27% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 21% of those living in the 68142 ZIP code.

There are seven internet providers serving the 68142 area, and 84.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among seven internet providers in 68142, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
CenturyLink 52 Mbps 20 Mbps Fiber-optic
Cox 140 Mbps 30 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 68142

The largest internet providers serving the 68142 ZIP code are Cox and CenturyLink bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to the area.

Cable internet from Cox is available to most in the 68142 ZIP code, covering 83% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from CenturyLink, which covers 62% of the area. Omaha’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers DSL to around 42% of residents in the 68142 ZIP code.

Cox cable internet

Provider
Cox
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in the 68142 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 68142 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Omaha, $45.82.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Omaha, $2.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 68142 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Omaha's providers, 249 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

62%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 68142 ZIP code, covering 62% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 68142 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Omaha, $45.82.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Omaha, $2.41.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 68142 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 62% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Omaha's providers, 249 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

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

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

42%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 68142 ZIP code, covering 42% 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 about the same as the average starting price for internet in Omaha, $45.82.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Omaha, $2.41.

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 68142 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 42% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Omaha's providers, 249 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 68142 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 68142 and the greater Omaha area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Omaha at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Omaha at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 68142 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 68142 frequently asked questions

Cox is the fastest internet provider in the 68142 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 68142. The next fastest internet provider in the 68142 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 62% of the area.

Rise Broadband offers the cheapest internet in the 68142 ZIP with service starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Omaha, $45.82.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 68142 ZIP code, covering 62% of the city.

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According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.