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Internet Providers in Hill City, Kansas
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Internet Access in Hill City, Kansas
The average Hill City location can get broadband service from 1.93 companies.
Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Hill City. They are accessible for practically one hundred percent of Hill City. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of Hill City with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Hill City is 25 megabits per second.
Nex-Tech provides a common second choice, serving Hill City with virtually one hundred percent availability and a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only choice for Internet service for residents of Hill City. fixed wireless providers like Viaero Wireless can deliver 15 Mbps using wireless technology.
Looking at network technologies with significant infrastructure already built across the city, we see that the most widespread physical wire broadband connection varieties are Satellite (practically one hundred percent coverage) and Fiber (virtually one hundred percent coverage). Fiber uses newer fiber-optic lines made of thousands of glass or plastic strands that transmit binary data as light. Not all "Fiber" connections reach the subscriber address, however. Some switch to copper in the "last mile." Coaxial last mile connections slow speeds, but they are still faster than cable or DSL.
Broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data from the FCC and private data we source directly from ISPs, or via private third parties. Statistics about speed and performance averages is sourced from M-Labs. Our research team has hand-validated package pricing and plan details for 101 Internet offerings for the Hill City market to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Hill City1,000 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 Hill City, Kansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Hill City
Data from our market research team suggests that many of the popular ISPs place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue lately because customers see them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is over-the-top streaming, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Hill City to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hill City||69.7 Mbps||4||$1.14 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +464.7 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +79.1 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +90.9 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +99.8 Mbps )||23 ( +19 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +92.4 Mbps )||8 ( +4 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|