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Moving to Nebraska

Guide to Internet, TV, and Mobile in Nebraska

Getting Ready to Move to Nebraska

Nebraska, commonly referred to as the Cornhusker State, is a fantastic place to live. Whether you’re moving to the Omaha metropolitan area in the far east of the state, one of the towns along the Colorado or Wyoming borders in the far west, or somewhere in between, SmartMove is ready to help you plan your move from the beginning, all the way through to its completion.

Moving to a new state can be both stressful and challenging, but the stressful part of moving can be made worse by lack of preparation. Careful planning is the key to pulling off a worry-free move, and it doesn’t matter if you’re moving to a new rental home or a house you’ve purchased in the state of Nebraska. SmartMove is ready to help you with advice on moving, free checklists, and other helpful tools to help you get ready to move, all while saving you money on common moving-related expenses. Read on for a guide to moving to Nebraska.

Internet Services in Nebraska

High-speed Internet access is important for just about everyone these days, whether you’re working from home, taking online classes, streaming movies and TV shows, or just keeping in touch with family and friends.

Fiber Internet, which is the fastest and most reliable type of Internet service, is available to about 37% of Nebraska residents, according to the FCC’s 2019 Broadband Deployment Report.

A strong Internet connection is especially important if you’re working from home or taking online classes.

If you need a high-speed Internet connection for work or school, fiber Internet is the best option. Fiber Internet plans typically offer speeds of 100 Mbps or higher, which is more than enough for most online activities.

Internet plans with speeds of 100 Mbps or higher are also good for streaming movies and TV shows, as well as for gaming online.

If you don’t need a lot of speed for your Internet usage, you might be able to get by with a slower Internet connection. Internet plans with speeds of 25 Mbps or less are typically considered to be basic Internet plans.

Home WiFi networks can be slow if there are a lot of people using the Internet at the same time, so it’s important to choose an Internet plan with a high enough speed to support all of your devices.

Having no data caps is also important, especially if you like to stream movies and TV shows or download a lot of data. Fast download speeds are also important if you work from home or take online classes.

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Cable Providers Available in Nebraska

Getting cable service set up in your new home in Nebraska could not be any easier than it is with SmartMove. Charter, Comcast, Mediacom, Cox, and Sparklight all offer cable service in the state. SmartMove is ready to help you transfer services with your existing company, or if you don’t currently have service with one of these providers, then we can help you to set up service with a new provider.

Cable TV and Internet plans are typically bundled together, so you can get both services from the same provider. This can save you money on your monthly bill, as well as make it easier to keep track of just one service provider. On-demand and pay-per-view services are also typically included with most cable TV plans, so you can watch the shows and movies you want when you want.

TV service providers in Nebraska offer a variety of channels, including local channels, as well as national channels like ESPN, CNN, and HGTV. Most providers also offer premium channels like HBO and Showtime. The number of channels included in your TV plan will depend on the provider you choose and the type of plan you select.

Phone Services in Nebraska

Mobile devices are becoming more and more popular, but there are still many people who prefer to use a landline phone. If you’re one of those people, or if you just need a home phone for work or other reasons, then you’ll need to set up phone service in your new Nebraska home.

Resources and Support for Relocating to Nebraska

In addition to getting your digital life in order, you'll need to relocate from your current location to your future one. Here are some tips on how to relocate in Nebraska.

Choosing a Moving Company

If you've decided to utilize a moving company, do your research ahead of time so you can schedule their services. About six months before your move date, start looking into what companies are available both where you are and where you want to go. SmartMove is a free online tool to help you locate and compare moving companies in Nebraska.

After you've identified which companies are capable of moving you, read reviews to narrow down your list even more. Excellent customer service, affordability, and dependability are all important factors to consider. Once you've chosen your pick, you can book their services. Then, to plan for the rest of your trip to Nebraska, complete SmartMove's free moving checklist!

How to Move Yourself 

If you want to save money on your move to Nebraska or simply enjoy the feeling of having complete control over your belongings from point A to point B, moving yourself is a great option. Consider the following points before deciding to relocate:

  • Do you really want your friends and family members to help you move boxes and furniture?
  • Is it physically possible for you, your friends, and your family to move?
  • What are your contingency plans in the event of severe weather or an accident?

Keep in mind that you may always hire local movers to help you at the start and/or finish of your trip.

Whether you move yourself or use a professional moving company, remember to save your receipts for your tax preparer. If you're relocating for work, see if your employer will cover your moving costs.

You should have all of the tools and knowledge you need to make the transfer — and your arrival — as painless as possible after reading our Moving to Nebraska guide.

Finding Providers in Nebraska

SmartMove is here to help you find the best Internet, TV, and phone providers in Nebraska. We make it easy to compare plans and prices from different providers, so you can find the perfect plan for your needs. Just enter your zip code into our convenient search tool, and we’ll show you a list of providers in your area.

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