Red Cloud, NE High Speed Internet Service
Red Cloud, NE has a total of 3 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 3 internet service options in Red Cloud. 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 Red Cloud is Great Plains Communications. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Great Plains Communications||DSL, Fiber||100 Mbps||5 Mbps||99.0%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Red Cloud 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 Red Cloud have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
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 Red Cloud of 4.42 Mbps are slower than the Webster County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for Nebraska.
Red Cloud Internet Access Facts
DSL internet is available to 7.2% of the Webster County population
The average internet download speed in Red Cloud is 35.58 Mbps based upon 4296 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 0.0% of the Red Cloud population
Fiber optic internet is available to 9.6% of Red Cloud residents
There are 3 residential internet providers in Red Cloud, NE providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Red Cloud is 18.3% faster than the Webster County average and 9.8% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
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 Red Cloud 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 Red Cloud, Nebraska.
Who has the fastest internet service in Red Cloud?
Great Plains Communications and ViaSat with a download speed of 100 Mbps provide the fastest internet service in Red Cloud.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Red Cloud, Nebraska?
The following zip codes were used: 68970
How do the internet speeds in Red Cloud compare to other cities in Nebraska?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Red Cloud - Great Plains 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 Red Cloud, Nebraska?
Great Plains Communications provides broadband internet service to 99.0% of Red Cloud.
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.
Red Cloud 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.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages