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Internet Providers in Olpe, Kansas
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Internet Access in Olpe, Kansas
Information surfaced below is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual provider territory reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct reporting from providers and other privatized datasets to validate that data, down to the census block level. Pricing and plan information is collected manually through our data analysis division. BroadbandNow has aggregated 104 broadband plans for Olpe since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 15 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.
Wheat State Technologies as well as AT&T can also provide Internet service in Olpe, often competing for the same customers.
Fixed wireless Internet service is the strongest Internet service option much of the Olpe population. Fixed wireless is usually better than Internet technologies like satellite Internet. Our latest data suggests that 98.13 percent of Olpe has coverage by fixed wireless.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Olpe.
Activate the interactive map below to explore broadband market competition at a granular census block level. Although most census blocks have around 3-4 choices for service, others are less well-served or may be limited to one.
Internet Statistics 2021
97.6% of consumers in Olpe1,000 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 Olpe, Kansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|MT Networks||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||2.5%|
|Wheat State Technologies||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||99.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s||74.6%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 Olpe
Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the top providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since customers see them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers insist caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is video streaming, which easily uses 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Olpe to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Olpe||27.2 Mbps||7||$1.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +507.2 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +121.6 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +133.4 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +142.3 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +134.9 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|