Internet Providers in Claflin, KS

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Residential Internet Statistics for Claflin, KS
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $90.96

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 94 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



Claflin, KS

100 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 Claflin, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
H&B Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Wilson Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
H&B Communications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Claflin, Kansas

  • H&B - Fiber - 100.0% Availability in Claflin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 81.5% Availability in Claflin - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Wilson Communications - Fiber - 4.5% Availability in Claflin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • H&B - DSL - 2.2% Availability in Claflin - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Claflin - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Claflin - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Claflin

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Claflin is the 420th most connected city in Kansas behind Great Bend, Ellsworth, Lyons, Hoisington, and Ellinwood.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Barton 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: 100% of people living in Claflin 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 84% of Claflin 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 Barton County, approximately 2,000 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Claflin

Provider Type Coverage Speed
H&B Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
H&B Communications Fixed Wireless 84.4%+ 15 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 81.5%+ 100 Mbps
Nex-Tech Fixed Wireless 8.1%+ 50 Mbps
Wilson Communications Fiber 4.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
H&B Communications DSL 2.2%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Wilson Communications Fiber 4.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Claflin to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Claflin 25.9 Mbps 8 $0.61 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +389.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +93 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +90.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +101.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +101.7 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( $0.00 )