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Internet Providers in North Newton, Kansas
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Internet Access in North Newton, Kansas
Information here is calculated based on the twice-annual FCC coverage reports. We leverage direct provider coverage reports to validate the data, down to the census block level. Plan and pricing data is aggregated by our data analysis team. To date, we've analyzed 267 Internet deals in North Newton since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 55 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
North Newton residents on average have two or more ISPs at their address. Initialize the map on this page to see how competition changes around the city.
Viasat Internet as well as HughesNet can also provide Internet service in North Newton, often competing for the same customers.
DSL and cable are the primary broadband network technologies in the North Newton area. They are fighting over potential customers at many addresses and generally competing with each other. Coaxial cable speed is generally better, but big-picture metrics we've recorded with either Internet technology system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies based on the network quality in a given neighborhood.
AT&T Internet and Cox Communications are the strongest providers in North Newton so far as coverage. As the maps below illustrate, the more common telecom companies often compete at addresses around North Newton.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In North Newton, Kansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Cox Communications||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|Rise Broadband||50 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||2m 43s||99.3%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||25 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||100.0%|
|EarthLink||18 Mbps||DSL||7m 35s||100.0%|
|Hubris Communications||5 Mbps||DSL||27m 18s||28.6%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet Service for Education in North Newton
Economic development studies routinely spot a large correlation between web availability and improved schooling. Internet is basically essential as colleges including Bethel College-North Newton adapt web-based systems to share student work. Looking at 55 speed tests reported over the past year at addresses within 2 miles of Bethel College-North Newton campus, performance averages are close to 72.65 Mbps — far above the minimum speeds needed for streaming video and interfacing with hosted or communication platforms.
Data Caps in North Newton
The incumbent Internet options for North Newton residents have data caps on some Internet plans, although the data limit can change from plan to plan. Data caps are a public issue because customers view caps as a strategy to stop video streaming. Providers explain caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming video, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare North Newton to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|North Newton||72.7 Mbps||11||$1.02 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +461.7 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +76.1 Mbps )||17 ( +6 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +87.9 Mbps )||15 ( +4 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +96.8 Mbps )||23 ( +12 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +89.4 Mbps )||8 ( -3 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|