Atkinson, Nebraska Broadband Internet Service

Atkinson, NE has a total of 4 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 4 internet service options in Atkinson. 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 Atkinson is CenturyLink. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber100 Mbps10 Mbps94.3%
2Rise Broadbandwireless25 Mbps5 Mbps77.5%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Atkinson NE Internet Access Options

When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Atkinson have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Atkinson compare to Holt County? The average speed in Atkinson is 17.3 Mbps which is slower than Holt County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Nebraska average of 24.51 Mbps.

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Atkinson Internet Access Facts

  • The average internet download speed in Atkinson is 17.3 Mbps based upon 2064 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 0.0% of Holt County residents

  • Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Atkinson population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 17.8% of Holt County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 99.4% of Atkinson residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Atkinson, NE providing service to at least 15% of the city

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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 Atkinson 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 CenturyLink as the top provider for Atkinson, Nebraska.

Who has the fastest internet service in Atkinson?

CenturyLink and ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Atkinson.

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

The following zip codes were used: 68713

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

Click through to see how the Atkinson broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Battle Creek, David City, Grand Island, Kenesaw, St Paul, Valley, Wood River

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 Atkinson, Nebraska?

CenturyLink provides broadband internet service to 94.3% of Atkinson.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Atkinson, 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.




Atkinson 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.


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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Sling

  • 50+ channels
  • 50 hours of DVR storage
  • No annual contracts
  • Up to 4 simultaneous streams across a wide variety of devices
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