Wayne, Nebraska Broadband Internet Service

Wayne, NE has a total of 5 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 5 internet service options in Wayne. 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 Wayne is American Broadband Communications. A summary of all the results:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1American Broadband CommunicationsCable500 Mbps50 Mbps100.0%
2Nextlinkwireless50 Mbps10 Mbps100.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4CenturyLinkDSL, Fiber100 Mbps10 Mbps35.6%
5HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Wayne 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 Wayne 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 Wayne of 18.32 Mbps are faster than the Wayne County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for Nebraska.

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Wayne Internet Access Facts

  • There are 5 residential internet providers in Wayne, NE providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Wayne is 160.8% faster than the average in Nebraska and 97.3% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps

  • DSL internet is available to 19.1% of the Wayne County population

  • The average internet download speed in Wayne is 63.91 Mbps based upon 15288 measurements taken in the last 12 months

  • Cable internet is available to 99.8% of the Wayne population

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 0.0% of Wayne 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 Wayne 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 American Broadband Communications as the top provider for Wayne, Nebraska.

Who has the fastest internet service in Wayne?

American Broadband Communications with a download speed of 500 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Wayne.

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

The following zip codes were used: 68787, 68825 and 69138

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

Click through to see how the Wayne broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Fremont, Geneva, Hickman, Minden, Scottsbluff, St Paul, Wahoo

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Wayne - CenturyLink.

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 Wayne, Nebraska?

American Broadband Communications and Nextlink provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Wayne.

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.




Wayne 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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