Internet Service Providers in Garden Plain, Kansas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Garden Plain, KS
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 8.89 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 41.27%

Internet Access in Garden Plain, Kansas

Fixed Wireless and Cable make up the most widespread broadband technologies throughout Garden Plain, with 10.14 and 58.73 percent network reach within city limits.

Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Garden Plain.

Cox Communications is currently the third largest wired broadband provider in Garden Plain. They are available for 58 percent of local addresses. KanOkla Networks is also a common option. While fixed wireless isn't as well known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality.

There's above-average choice between providers in Garden Plain, but 1,000 people in the area can't get service from more than one provider. This means that if they aren't pleased by the quality of service, they are forced to compromise for a low-speed wireless option. Thankfully, this isn't the norm in Garden Plain. The majority of households have 3-4 Internet choices.

The coverage stats on this page comes from FCC data. Internet providers in Garden Plain are legally required to report deployment and subscriber data biannually. By leveraging our relationships with Internet providers, we are able to analyze and improve this data against private data reported via providers. This lets us to create more accurate maps than government publications. The speed averages displayed here are calculated based on real-world speed tests originating in Garden Plain.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Garden Plain with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Garden Plain is the 131st most connected city in Kansas ahead of Goddard, Cheney, Maize, and Colwich, but behind Andale.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Garden Plain, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Garden Plain, Kansas

  • Cox - 58.7% Availability in Garden Plain - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T - 10.1% Availability in Garden Plain - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Garden Plain - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Garden Plain - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Garden Plain

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Garden Plain is the 131st most connected city in Kansas ahead of Goddard, Cheney, Maize, and Colwich, but behind Andale.

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

Approximately 13,000 people in Sedgwick 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.

In Sedgwick County, approximately 17,000 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 Among Garden Plain Internet Providers

Internet companies have moved to impose "data caps" to home broadband plans recently. This market trend is certainly true in Garden Plain, with common providers like Cox selling capped plans. It's not a major issue for most customers, but may be an issue for users who consume a lot of HD or 4K content. Caps for cable bundles tend to be in the neighborhood of one Terabyte, which is an issue for less than one percent of customers. Cox Communications customers in Garden Plain should confirm data limits before signing up, and not presume them based on online statements.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Garden Plain

Provider Type Coverage Speed
KanOkla Networks Fixed Wireless 100% 40 Mbps
Sumner Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 4.0 Mbps
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Cox Communications Cable 58.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 10.1%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Cox Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Sumner Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 8 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Garden Plain to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Garden Plain 8.9 Mbps 7 $0.45 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +340.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +98.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +90.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +102.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +106.4 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )