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< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Claflin, Kansas
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Internet Access in Claflin, Kansas
Information on this page is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage filings. We also use direct provider reports to enhance that information on a census block level. Plan and pricing information is collected manually through our data analysis team. We've aggregated 203 Internet plans in Claflin since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 22 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
DSL broadband from phone providers has strong availability in comparison to other Internet options around Claflin because pretty much every house in Claflin is wired with telephone lines. The acronym stands for "Digital Subscriber Line."
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Claflin.
16.26 percent of Claflin is stuck with only one or zero choices for broadband-level Internet service. Aside from these underserved areas, the average resident can find 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Areas with more competition get lower pricing and stronger speeds as providers are incentivized to improve service to win subscribers.
Besides the Internet options listed above, H&B Communications is a third option for Internet in near one hundred percent of Claflin. Wireless providers such as H&B Communications are also worth looking at. However, the incumbent wired providers are usually a stronger deal so far as performance and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
16.3% of consumers in Claflin100 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 Claflin, Kansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|H&B Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||100.0%|
|Wilson Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||4.5%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||81.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 and Cord Cutting in Claflin
Data collected by our market research team shows that top ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming for their home Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because subscribers see them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Internet access in Claflin neighborhoods
To date, we have collected information and statistics about Broadband access for these communities in Claflin: Odin.
Compare Claflin to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Claflin||17 Mbps||8||$0.61 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +517.4 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +131.8 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +143.6 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +152.5 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +145.1 Mbps )||8||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|