Internet Providers in Olathe, CO

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Residential Internet Statistics for Olathe, CO
Internet Providers: 14
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.58

Internet Access in Olathe, Colorado

Broadband Internet competition in Olathe is above average compared to other parts of the state. There is an average of 3.86 providers serviceable in each census block. Olathe is currently the 208th most connected city in Colorado. (As measured by the number of providers with coverage at each local address) As it stands, only 52.29 percent of Olathe addresses are limited to one or fewer options for Internet service.

The packages shown above are manually gathered through our research division. The 37 plans displayed are the most recent of 223 broadband plans we've collected in Olathe to date.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

DSL Internet from phone companies has widespread availability compared with other Internet options around Olathe since it relies on phone lines to send data — the acronym means "Digital Subscriber Line."

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Rise Broadband also serves Olathe with a maximum speed of 50 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands such as Mountain Broadband Networks deliver 51 Mbps or more using direct wireless links. There are also 4 providers in Olathe offering enterprise service like T1 and MPLS. Explore the interactive map to compare how many options are available on a granular level, and the "Download Speeds" tab to see how local ISPs compare in real-world speed tests.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Olathe with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Olathe is the 208th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Hotchkiss and Austin, but behind Delta, Montrose, and Eckert.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Olathe, Colorado

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Elevate Internet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Olathe, Colorado

  • Rise Broadband - 95.8% Availability in Olathe - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 69.2% Availability in Olathe - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Elevate - 34.6% Availability in Olathe - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Olathe - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Olathe - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Olathe

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Olathe is the 208th most connected city in Colorado ahead of Hotchkiss and Austin, but behind Delta, Montrose, and Eckert.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 5,000 people in Montrose County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 39% of people living in Olathe have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 48% of Olathe residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Montrose County, approximately 12,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps in Olathe

Many Internet service providers have been moving to add "data caps" to their residential Internet plans. Some Internet service providers in Olathe, including CenturyLink, have data caps according to the latest data. Data caps vary widely, and run anywhere from 250GB all the way up to one Terabyte. Data limits are generally quite high, so they don't pose a problem for the majority of cord cutters. Potential CenturyLink customers in Olathe are advised to verify data use policies when signing up, and not assume the caps based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Olathe

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Mountain Broadband Networks Fixed Wireless 99.3%+ 51 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 95.8%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL and Fiber 69.2%+ 940 Mbps
Elevate Internet Fiber 34.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Clearnetworx Fixed Wireless 25.1%+ 25 Mbps
Elite Broadband Fixed Wireless 13.1%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 940 Mbps
Elevate Internet Fiber 15.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Elite Broadband Fixed Wireless 18.5%+ 25 Mbps
FastTrack Communications Fiber 3.5%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Olathe to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Olathe 25.8 Mbps 9 $0.85 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +389.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.45 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +93.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +90.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +101.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +101.8 Mbps ) 9 $0.33 ( $0.00 )