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Internet Providers in Ellinwood, Kansas
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Internet Access in Ellinwood, Kansas
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Ellinwood. HughesNet is also a common option.
The packages listed here are gathered manually through our research team. Our team has aggregated 243 Internet plans in Ellinwood, in total.
16.46 percent of the Ellinwood area is stuck with one or fewer options for broadband-level Internet services. Outside these underserved blocks, the average resident has 2 providers to choose from. Areas with better choices usually will get lower pricing as companies are incentivized to upgrade network infrastructure to earn customers.
DSL-based broadband from telephone companies has strong availability compared to other Internet options within Ellinwood because virtually all houses are wired with phone lines — the acronym stands for "Digital Subscriber Line."
Outside of the Internet options detailed above, H&B Communications provides a third option for wired broadband in 98 percent of Ellinwood. Fixed wireless companies like H&B Communications and satellite Internet providers like are sometimes a good choice, but the main wired providers are usually a stronger value when it comes to performance and price.
Internet Statistics 2021
16.5% of consumers in Ellinwood400 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 Ellinwood, Kansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|H&B Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||99.0%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||83.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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 Cap Issues Around Ellinwood
Data collected by our researchers shows that top providers in Ellinwood currently place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Ellinwood to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Ellinwood||15.1 Mbps||7||$0.49 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +519.3 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +133.7 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +145.5 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +154.4 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +147 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|