Best Ashland Internet Service Providers

Ashland, NE has a total of 7 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 7 internet service options in Ashland. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Ashland is Windstream. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1WindstreamDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps99.5%
2SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps99.6%
3Future Technologieswireless100 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
4Rise Broadbandwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
5LTD Broadbandwireless250 Mbps250 Mbps48.2%
6ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
7HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Ashland NE Internet Access Options

More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Ashland which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Ashland compare to Saunders County? The average speed in Ashland is 50.54 Mbps which is faster than Saunders County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Nebraska average of 24.51 Mbps.

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Ashland Internet Access Facts

  • The average upload speed in Ashland is 21.17 Mbps. This is 184.9% faster than the Saunders County average and 82.5% faster than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • The average internet download speed in Ashland is 50.54 Mbps based upon 8312 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 41.9% of Saunders County residents

  • Cable internet is available to 99.6% of the Ashland population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 41.3% of Saunders County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 100.0% of Ashland residents

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Internet Access Technologies

DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Ashland residents who have access to each of these technology types.


Internet Service FAQs

Who has the best internet service near me?

Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Windstream as the top provider for Ashland, Nebraska.

Who has the fastest internet service in Ashland?

Windstream with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Ashland.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Ashland, Nebraska?

The following zip codes were used: 68003

How do the internet speeds in Ashland compare to other cities in Nebraska?

Click through to see how the Ashland broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Aurora, Crawford, Hartington, Holdrege, Lincoln, Ogallala, Wayne

What is fixed wireless internet service?

Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.

Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Ashland, Nebraska?

Future Technologies and Rise Broadband provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Ashland.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 7 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Ashland, NE residents.

What is cable internet service?

Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.

What is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.




Ashland Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services

Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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