Internet Providers in Galva, KS

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Residential Internet Statistics for Galva, KS
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $79.1

Internet Access in Galva, Kansas

For more sparsely populated cities such as Galva, fixed wireless from towers and mobile LTE-type Internet services provide the most common broadband option. FCC records and our directly reported datasets indicate essentially zero wired broadband Internet access for residential purposes, but fixed wireless Internet provides a decent alternative with availability for practically one hundred percent of the population.

The average Galva subscriber has 3 providers serving any given address. Only 88.41 percent of Galva residents have one or fewer options for Internet.

Home Communications is a common second choice. They offer 87 percent local availability and a top speed of 80 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't actually the only option for Internet access in Galva. fixed wireless companies like KwiKom Communications can deliver 25 Mbps via wireless hardware. There are also 3 providers in Galva with enterprise and business/smb services like T1 or custom fiber loops. The small business providers listed here include all providers with business services online.

The information listed here is sourced via FCC reports, and is cross-validated against privatized databases to create more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Information about pricing and speed of current broadband plans is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans every year.

According to the most recent FCC filings, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable providers in Galva so far as coverage. As the interactive maps below show, the more common providers frequently cover the same addresses around Galva.

Internet Statistics 2021

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Galva, KS

1,000 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 Galva, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Home Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
Rise Broadband 50 Mbps Fixed Wireless 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Moundridge Telephone Co 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Moundridge Telephone Company 15 Mbps DSL 9m 6s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Galva, Kansas

  • Home Communications - Fiber - 88.0% Availability in Galva - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Rise Broadband - Fixed Wireless - 83.7% Availability in Galva - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Moundridge Communications - DSL - 14.4% Availability in Galva - Speeds up to 15 Mbps
  • Moundridge Telephone Co - Fiber - 9.2% Availability in Galva - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 8.0% Availability in Galva - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Galva - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Galva - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Galva

Galva Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Galva is the 235th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Inman and Moundridge, but behind Mcpherson, Hillsboro, and Lindsborg.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in McPherson 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: 97% of people living in Galva 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.

In McPherson County, approximately 4,000 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 in Galva

Data from our research team suggests that some of the popular ISPs in Galva place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because customers view caps as a strategy to limit "cord cutting", while providers insist that they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming services, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Galva

Provider Type Coverage Speed
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 99.8%+ 25 Mbps
Home Communications Fiber 88.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 83.7%+ 50 Mbps
Moundridge Telephone Company DSL 14.4%+ 15 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 12.2%+ 100 Mbps
Moundridge Telephone Co Fiber 9.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 8.0%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Rise Broadband Fixed Wireless 75.5%+ 100 Mbps
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 45.0%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 15.9%+ 25 Mbps
Moundridge Telephone Company Fiber 15.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Galva to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Galva 20.2 Mbps 9 $0.43 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +395.2 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +98.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +96 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +107.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +107.4 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )