Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Omaha-Council Bluffs – Population 942,198
Lincoln – Population 334,590
Sioux City – Population 169,045
The largest metro area in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a population of 942,198.00. This is followed by the Lincoln metro area, with a population of 334,590.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
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85% get DSL
78% get Cable
25% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The Nebraska Information Technology Commission’s community council along with its advisory groups will act as the state’s advisory group on broadband planning. NITC members represent libraries, economic and workforce development organizations, telecommunications providers, and the Nebraska Public Service Commission.
NE Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.