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Internet providers in Sidney, NE

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Sidney, NE internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 *** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL81%
Allo Communications - -DSL58%
Dalton Telephone Co. $74.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsCable32%
Dalton Telephone Co. $74.95 10 - 1,000 MbpsDSL32%
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Sidney internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sidney 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 Sidney area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Sidney residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Sidney, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are 13 internet providers serving the Sidney area, and 96.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sidney's 13 internet providers, prices start at $34.95 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sidney

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 107 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 63 Mbps 10 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Sidney

The largest internet providers in Sidney are Spectrum, CenturyLink, and Dalton Telephone Co. bringing cable and DSL options to Sidney.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Sidney residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 81% of the area. Sidney’s third most-available internet provider, Dalton Telephone Co., offers cable to around 32% of Sidney residents.

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 Sidney covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Sidney 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 Sidney, $53.28.

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 Sidney, $0.99.

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 Sidney. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sidney's providers, 35 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

81%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to nearly all households in Sidney covering 81% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines in Sidney 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 Sidney, $53.28.

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 Sidney, $0.99.

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 Sidney. These download speeds are available to 81% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sidney's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Dalton Telephone Co. cable internet

Provider

Dalton Telephone Co.

Starting price*
$74.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

32%

Cable from Dalton Telephone Co. offers broadband to some, but not many households in Sidney covering 32% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Dalton Telephone Co. start at $74.95/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Sidney, $53.28.

Dalton Telephone Co. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sidney, $0.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Dalton Telephone Co. offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Sidney. These download speeds are available to 32% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sidney's providers, 35 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Sidney, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Sidney, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Sidney and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sidney at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sidney at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Sidney residents, 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 Sidney may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $64.99 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 Sidney cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in Sidney with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps*. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Sidney. The next fastest internet provider in Sidney is Kentec Communications, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Hamilton Telephone Comapny offers the cheapest internet in Sidney with plans starting at $34.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sidney, $53.28.

Allo Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Sidney, covering 0.189% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.