Internet Providers in Ellinwood, KS

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ellinwood, KS
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $89.26

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 240 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



Ellinwood, KS

400 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
H&B Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ellinwood, Kansas

  • H&B - Fiber - 99.0% Availability in Ellinwood - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 83.5% Availability in Ellinwood - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit - Fiber - 2.0% Availability in Ellinwood - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ellinwood - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Ellinwood - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ellinwood

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Ellinwood is the 413th most connected city in Kansas behind Great Bend, Sterling, Lyons, Hoisington, and Saint John.

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: 99% of people living in Ellinwood 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 Ellinwood 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ellinwood

Provider Type Coverage Speed
H&B Communications Fiber 99.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
H&B Communications Fixed Wireless 98.7%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 83.5%+ 100 Mbps
Nex-Tech Fixed Wireless 5.7%+ 50 Mbps
CenturyLink Fiber Gigabit Fiber 2.0%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 0.7%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Ellinwood to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ellinwood 17.5 Mbps 7 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +397.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +101.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +98.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +109.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +110.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )