Imperial, Nebraska Broadband Internet Service

Imperial, NE has a total of 6 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 6 internet service options in Imperial. 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 Imperial is Great Plains Communications. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1Great Plains CommunicationsCable, DSL, Fiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps95.1%
2Allo CommunicationsFiber1000 Mbps1000 Mbps71.1%
3Inventive Wireless of Nebraskawireless100 Mbps100 Mbps100.0%
4BW Telcomwireless50 Mbps5 Mbps100.0%
5ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
6HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Imperial 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 Imperial which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Imperial of 9.3 Mbps are faster than the Chase County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for Nebraska.

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Imperial Internet Access Facts

  • The average download speed in Imperial is 54% faster than the Chase County average and 24.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • The average upload speed in Imperial is 9.3 Mbps. This is 23% faster than the Chase County average and 19.8% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps

  • Cable internet is available to 48.5% of Chase County residents

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 65.2% of Chase County residents

  • The average internet download speed in Chase County is 26.15 Mbps based upon 5808 samples taken in the past year

  • The average download speed in Imperial is 64.3% faster than the average in Nebraska and 24.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

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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 Imperial 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 Great Plains Communications as the top provider for Imperial, Nebraska.

Who has the fastest internet service in Imperial?

Great Plains Communications and Allo Communications with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Imperial.

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

The following zip codes were used: 69033

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

Click through to see how the Imperial broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Blair, Bloomfield, Fremont, Genoa, Hebron, Scottsbluff, Waverly

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there are fiber internet providers in Imperial - Great Plains Communications and Allo Communications.

What is DSL internet service?

DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.

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

Inventive Wireless of Nebraska and BW Telcom provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Imperial.

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 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.




Imperial 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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