Internet Providers in Ellis, Kansas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Ellis, KS
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 0 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.15%

Internet Access in Ellis, Kansas

The average census block within Ellis has access to 2.24 Internet providers. Consequently, the majority of locations in the area have a minimum of 2-3 options so far as Internet.

cable and fiber are the most common network options within Ellis. Technically speaking, Fiber services generally reach a fiber cable all the way to the customer house. In some service areas the actual "Fiber" connection may change to a coaxial wire at the sidewalk. Cable broadband, on the other hand, uses copper-based television infrastructure for the "last mile" stretch near customers, only using fiber for data transit over long distances.

The packages shown above are collected individually by our data analysis team.

Coverage from the biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Ellis.

Besides the Internet options detailed above, GBT Communications is another option to consider. They have coverage in near one hundred percent of Ellis.

Internet Statistics 2021



Ellis, KS

500 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 Ellis, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
GBT Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Vyve Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Nex-Tech 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Ellis, Kansas

  • GBT - 99.7% Availability in Ellis - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Vyve Broadband - 81.0% Availability in Ellis - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Nex-Tech - 1.0% Availability in Ellis - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Ellis - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Ellis - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ellis

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Ellis is the 489th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Victoria and Hill City, but behind Plainville, Hays, and Wakeeney.

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

Approximately 37 people in Ellis 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 Ellis 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 79% of Ellis 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 Ellis County, approximately 63 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 Around Ellis

Data from our research team shows that top ISPs currently use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view caps as a strategy to discourage video streaming, while providers insist that caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Ellis

Provider Type Coverage Speed
GBT Communications Fiber 99.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Vyve Broadband Cable 81.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Nex-Tech DSL 1.0%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
GBT Communications Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Nex-Tech DSL 13.9%+ 10 Mbps
Vyve Broadband Cable 3.1%+ 1,000 Mbps