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Internet providers in Lincoln, NE

1. T-Mobile Home Internet
80% available in Lincoln
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

2. Spectrum
65% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

3. Windstream
99% available in Lincoln
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
2000Mbps

User Rating(590)
4. Rise Broadband
99% available in Lincoln
Rise Broadband
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
Link not provided
5. Viasat
100% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
6. Nextlink Internet
1% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
7. ALLO Communications
80% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
8. Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications
80% available in Lincoln
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
12Mbps
9. Rural Roam
99% available in Lincoln
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
10. Diode Communications
99% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Spectrum
65% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Cable
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)

Get WiFi & Mobile FREE for 12 months with Spectrum One 

2. Rise Broadband
99% available in Lincoln
Rise Broadband
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
Link not provided
3. Viasat
100% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
150Mbps
4. Nextlink Internet
1% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Fiber & Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
5000Mbps
5. Unite Private Networks
29% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
6. Ooma
50% available in Lincoln
Ooma
Connection:
Wireless LTE
Download speeds up to
100Mbps
Link not provided
7. ALLO Communications
80% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
100000Mbps
8. Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications
80% available in Lincoln
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
12Mbps
9. OPTK Networks
91% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Fiber
Download speeds up to
1000Mbps
10. Rural Roam
99% available in Lincoln
Connection:
LTE Home
Download speeds up to
99Mbps
11. Diode Communications
99% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Fixed Wireless
Download speeds up to
25Mbps
1. Mint
Available in Lincoln
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Lincoln
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
87% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Verizon Wireless
87% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Tello Mobile
83% available in Lincoln
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Lincoln

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Lincoln area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$65.85/mo

Average speed
134.6 Mbps

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Lincoln Residential Internet Coverage

Lincoln is one of the metropolitan centers of Nebraska, making reliable internet access a high priority in this region.

One of the most established providers in Lincoln is Windstream. Windstream provides coverage to all of Lincoln, running to High Ridge in the west, Highlands in the north, Meadowlane in the east, and Yankee Ridge in the south.

Those who want high-speed cable internet can consider the Time Warner Cable plans. Time Warner Cable is fairly large, reaching some parts of the Highlands neighborhood and reaching Hitching Post Hills in the south. The network covers most of western Lincoln, with the exception of Pester Ridge in the southwest. Coverage stops short of Crown Pointe in the east.

Through internet Nebraska Corporation, a state internet service provider, all of Lincoln enjoys access to high-speed service.

Nebraska Technology and Telecommunications is widespread in Lincoln, reaching almost all of the city_s major neighborhoods.

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Average download speed
134.57 Mbps

Average upload speed
84.8 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
43.9 ms

Average jitter
26.94 ms

 

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Learn more about T-Mobile Home Internet

Learn more about Spectrum

Learn more about Windstream

Learn more about Rise Broadband

Learn more about Viasat

Learn more about Nextlink Internet

Learn more about ALLO Communications

Learn more about Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications

Learn more about Rural Roam

Learn more about Diode Communications

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Summary of Lincoln internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Spectrum Cable 1000 Mbps
(wireless speeds may vary)
3.5/5 View Plans for Spectrum
Windstream DSL 2000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Windstream
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 3.5/5
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Viasat
Nextlink Internet Fiber & Fixed Wireless 5000 Mbps 3.5/5 View Plans for Nextlink Internet
ALLO Communications Fiber 1000 Mbps 4.5/5 View Plans for ALLO Communications
Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications DSL 12 Mbps N/A View Plans for Nebraska Technology & Telecommunications
Rural Roam LTE Home 99 Mbps N/A View Plans for Rural Roam
Diode Communications Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps N/A View Plans for Diode Communications

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

Customer reviews of internet providers in Lincoln

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on internet providers in Lincoln.

Spectrum

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Scott K | 04-30-2023

Still have a lot of down time. They say 99.9% up time which is not true and only offer $2 a day for compensation... will be switching back to fiber

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Spectrum

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Naomi S | 04-29-2023

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Spectrum used to be reliable but not anymore. This year alone, they’ve had several major outages and the speeds have been very slow. It seems to be an ongoing problem. We are currently in another outage that’s been going on for 8 hours and counting. I work from home and it’s a huge issue

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Windstream

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Jodi E | 10-08-2016

Service was awful. They came and hooked up internet & phone, forgot to hook up to pole outside. Tried for a month to get someone out to fix. No phone for a month. Still charged us. Price kept going up. Wifi was unreliable.

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Jodi E | 10-08-2016

Service was awful. They came and hooked up internet & phone, forgot to hook up to pole outside. Tried for a month to get someone out to fix. No phone for a month. Still charged us. Price kept going up. Wifi was unreliable.

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Jodi E | 10-08-2016

Service was awful. They came and hooked up internet & phone, forgot to hook up to pole outside. Tried for a month to get someone out to fix. No phone for a month. Still charged us. Price kept going up. Wifi was unreliable. VERY UNSATISFIED

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Windstream

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Darin K | 08-15-2016

Terrible service....small market and 5 days without phone or internet before a tech can get to my house.

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