Internet Providers in Osborne, Kansas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Osborne, KS
Wired Internet Providers: 1
Average Speed Test Result: 16.66 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0%

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 (formerly Exede) 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 102 Internet deals within the Osborne market to date.

Internet Statistics 2021



Osborne, KS

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Osborne, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Nex-Tech 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Osborne, Kansas

  • Nex-Tech - 99.7% Availability in Osborne - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Osborne - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Osborne - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Osborne

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Osborne is the 515th most connected city in Kansas behind Beloit, Plainville, Smith Center, Stockton, and Russell.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Osborne have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Osborne County, approximately 50 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 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Osborne

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Nex-Tech Fiber 99.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nex-Tech Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Osborne to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Osborne 16.7 Mbps 3 $1.14 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +332.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +90.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +15 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +83 Mbps ) 15 ( +12 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +95 Mbps ) 21 ( +18 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +98.6 Mbps ) 9 ( +6 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )