Internet Service Providers in Buhler, Kansas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Buhler, KS
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 50.9 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 13.32%

Internet Access in Buhler, Kansas

Buhler's Internet coverage data on this page is drawn from FCC data and cross-validated against privatized lit address records. We've analyzed 1,790 rows of FCC and private data catalogues about broadband availability within the Buhler area. The download speed averages are drawn from 1,339 speed tests in Buhler.

Looking at network technologies in use across Buhler, we see that the most widespread wired Internet technology types are DSL (84.63 percent coverage) and Fixed Wireless (95.41 percent coverage). Telephone providers are the main source for DSL Internet, since DSL sends digital data via telephone lines. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted and bundled copper construction of telephone wires allows for slightly less bandwidth than newer wire types such as cable and significantly less than fiber.

In terms of coverage options, the average household in Buhler has 4 providers at their address. Only 19.28 percent of Buhler residents are limited to one option for residential broadband service.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the widest availability for Buhler residents. The provider is available to close to one hundred percent of Buhler census blocks. HughesNet is also a common option, serving close to one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Buhler is 25 Mbps.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Rise Broadband also serves Buhler with a recorded top speed of 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands like KwiKom Communications can connect their customers to 25 Mbps or more using wireless hardware. There are 4 providers in Buhler offering enterprise-level service like MPLS. See the map on this page to compare how many options are available at the census block level.

Internet Statistics 2021

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

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Buhler, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
IdeaTek 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Buhler, Kansas

  • Rise Broadband - 95.4% Availability in Buhler - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • IdeaTek - 87.2% Availability in Buhler - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 84.6% Availability in Buhler - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - 2.2% Availability in Buhler - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Buhler - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Buhler - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Buhler

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Buhler is the 129th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Burrton and Inman, but behind South Hutchinson, Hutchinson, and Moundridge.

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

Approximately 8,000 people in Reno 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: 87% of people living in Buhler 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 81% of Buhler 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 Reno County, approximately 11,000 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 Buhler

Many Internet companies have been moving to add "data caps" to their home WiFi and broadband plans. Some major providers in Buhler, including CenturyLink, have data caps according to our most recent plan data. Data caps vary quite a bit, and can be anywhere from 250GB up to one Terabyte. Data caps are generally quite high, which means that they won't pose an issue for most users. Fiber to the Home (FTTH) providers generally don't feature caps, sopower users are advised to search for fiber at their location in the zip coverage tool at the top of this page.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Buhler

Provider Type Coverage Speed
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 95.4%+ 50 Mbps
IdeaTek Fiber 87.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 84.6%+ 60 Mbps
Mutual Telecommunications Fixed Wireless 82.6%+ 12 Mbps
KanOkla Networks Fixed Wireless 22.2%+ 40 Mbps
Crazy Communications Fixed Wireless 10.7%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL 2.2%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Zayo Fiber 1.4%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Buhler to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Buhler 50.9 Mbps 10 $0.40 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +298.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +56.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +48.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +60.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +64.4 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )