Internet Providers in Humboldt, KS

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Residential Internet Statistics for Humboldt, KS
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $57.28

Internet Access in Humboldt, Kansas

Humboldt features only two dominent broadband network options to grapple with: coaxial cable (73.85% availability) and DSL (79.75% availability). Cable broadband is delivered by traditional cable TV companies via pre-existing coaxial TV lines on utility poles. DSL, similarly, is sent via phone lines. [1] The majority of Humboldt neighborhoods and census blocks have access to cable or DSL service from at least two ISPs.

Broadband competition for residents of the Humboldt area is high, with the average household having 4-5 Internet service providers available to them. Internet access isn't always distributed evenly, however — a surprising 20.55 percent of area residents are still limited to one option for true wired broadband service.

Keep in mind, since FCC data is only collected biannually and only published six months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.

AT&T Internet is also a commonly available Internet option for Humboldt. They offer IPBB connections in 79 percent of the area. KwiKom Communications is another alternative wireless service worth taking note of to virtually one hundred percent of Humboldt, although it has to have roof access or line of site with a KwiKom Communications access point.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable ISPs in Humboldt in terms of coverage area. As the interactive map below demonstrates, these providers frequently compete at addresses in different blocks around Humboldt.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Humboldt with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Humboldt is the 275th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Fredonia, but behind Chanute, Erie, Iola, and Yates Center.

Internet Statistics 2021

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 Humboldt, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Cox Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
LaHarpe Telephone 100 Mbps Fiber 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 18 Mbps DSL 7m 35s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Humboldt, Kansas

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 79.6% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 79.6% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 18 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 78.1% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Cox - Cable - 73.9% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • LaHarpe Telephone - Fiber - 2.2% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Humboldt

Humboldt Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Humboldt is the 275th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Fredonia, but behind Chanute, Erie, Iola, and Yates Center.

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 Allen 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.

Approximately 79% of Humboldt 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 Allen 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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Humboldt

Data from our market research team suggests that some of the common providers in the area place some sort of limit on data use on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because users see them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Humboldt

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 79.6%+ 100 Mbps
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 79.6%+ 18 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 78.1%+ 25 Mbps
Cox Communications Cable 73.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Valnet Fixed Wireless 16.5%+ 75 Mbps
LaHarpe Telephone Fiber 2.2%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Cox Business Cable 4.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Humboldt to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Humboldt 24 Mbps 9 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +391.4 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +94.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +92.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +103.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +103.6 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )