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Internet Providers in Overland Park, Kansas
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Internet Access in Overland Park, Kansas
Internet Infrastructure in the Overland Park area is robust. The city has average download speeds 1.54 percent higher than the Kansas average as well as widespread availability of each non-wireless connection technology including fiber, cable, and DSL.
Spectrum and EarthLink also offer Internet service in Overland Park, with shared coverage areas in some blocks.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Overland Park.
Most households in Overland Park have more than one Internet providers at their building, although the amount of choice may rise and dip from neighborhood to neighborhood. View the map below to discover how broadband competition changes around Overland Park.
Broadband availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of governmental data and private data collected from telecom industry sources. Statistics about speed data comes primarily via M-Labs. The BroadbandNow researchers have hand-validated pricing and plan details on 586 Internet packages within Overland Park to date.
Internet Statistics 2022
0.1% of consumers in Overland Park100 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 Overland Park, Kansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Google Fiber||2,000 Mbps||Fiber||4s||70.8%|
|Peoples Telecommunications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||0.3%|
|Vyve Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||0.3%|
|Peoples Services||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||0.3%|
|AT&T Internet||1,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||96.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|EarthLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||99.6%|
|Consolidated Communications||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s||26.0%|
|Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications)||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||5.4%|
|Peoples Telecommunications||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||0.3%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||36.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||36.9%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Overland Park
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.
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.
Broadband Access for Education in Overland Park
Cleveland University-Kansas City and National American University-Overland Park are the biggest universities in Overland Park. For the 865 combined students living in the area, fast broadband access is a must for accessing online course materials and conducting research. Both universities have 5 ISPs at the average address within two miles of each campus. Both campus areas are showing an average speed of 133.98 Mbps. This stat is based on 50,911 aggregated speed test results originating around campus facilities. FCC and US Government reports often cite the need to improve internet service availability for college and high school attendees.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Overland Park
Data from our researchers shows that top ISPs in Overland Park use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers view caps as a tactic to limit video streaming, while providers maintain that data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Overland Park to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Overland Park||136.4 Mbps||21||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +409.2 Mbps )||21||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +24.9 Mbps )||20 ( -1 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +44.5 Mbps )||19 ( -2 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +50.2 Mbps )||26 ( +5 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +42.7 Mbps )||10 ( -11 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Overland Park
Great service. A little more expensive than some other carriers but for the reliability, speed, and coverage area it's hard to beat. Also some of the best customer service I've had to deal with in a long time.