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Internet Providers in Osborne, Kansas
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Internet Access in Osborne, Kansas
The average Osborne household can get broadband service from 1.01 companies.
Owing to the lack of Internet infrastructure, wireless services like satellite Internet are the only technologies with widespread coverage for most households in Osborne and the surrounding area.
Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Nex-Tech is one of the top three providers in Osborne as measured by coverage area. They are available to close to one hundred percent of the area.
The Internet coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of government data and privatized data we collect from telecoms. Averaged statistics about speed averages comes primarily via M-Labs. Our research team has hand-collected package pricing and plan details on 127 Internet deals within the Osborne market to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
99.1% of consumers in Osborne1,000 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 Osborne, 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.
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 Osborne
Data from our researchers suggests that common ISPs in Osborne use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial since subscribers view caps as a strategy to stop streaming services. Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Osborne to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Osborne||18.4 Mbps||3||$1.14 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +516 Mbps )||17 ( +14 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +130.4 Mbps )||17 ( +14 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +142.2 Mbps )||15 ( +12 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +151.1 Mbps )||23 ( +20 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +143.7 Mbps )||8 ( +5 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|