Internet Service Providers in Plainville, Kansas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Plainville, KS
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 12.53 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 12.89%

Internet Access in Plainville, Kansas

Plainville Internet availability data on this page is based on FCC Form 477 datasets. Then, we ensure the data is compared and corrected against private lit address databases. We've verified 4,269 rows of governmental and private data on Internet availability in Plainville. There is limited speed test information for Plainville — 12 IP-verifiable records in the past year. For this reason you should note advertised speeds listed above.

There is a strong level of market competition between Internet companies in Plainville. However, 500 people in the area can't get access to multiple providers. If these customers aren't pleased by their provider, they have to use a lower-grade wireless connection. However, this isn't the norm in Plainville. The average household has 3-4 Internet choices.

DSL broadband from telephone companies has strong availability compared with other Internet technologies in Plainville since pretty much all houses are wired with telephone lines. Therefore, seeing as most buildings are already wired with landline phone access, it's no suprise that Plainville would have 80.92 percent DSL coverage.

Nex-Tech as well as AT&T Internet can also provide coverage in Plainville, often competing for the same customers.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most frequently available provider overall. They offer coverage reaching virtually one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available to practically one hundred percent of residents. The top download speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages up to 25 Mbps. Anything above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be sufficient to stream lower-quality SD videos to devices on WiFi. However, it may become an issue when multiple people try to access high-bandwidth services such as Google Hangouts and etc. Explore the availability maps below to compare Internet options on a granular level.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Plainville with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Plainville is the 356th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Stockton, Hays, Ellis, Victoria, and Hill City.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Plainville: Zurich

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Plainville, 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
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Plainville, Kansas

  • AT&T Internet - 80.1% Availability in Plainville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Nex-Tech - 87.1% Availability in Plainville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Plainville - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Plainville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Plainville

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Plainville is the 356th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Stockton, Hays, Ellis, Victoria, and Hill City.

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

Approximately 400 people in Rooks County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 87% of people living in Plainville 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.

Approximately 80% of Plainville residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Rooks County, approximately 500 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 in Plainville

Internet companies have added "data caps" to their residential Internet packages in recent years. Some Internet service providers in the area, including AT&T Internet, have data caps. Data caps vary quite a bit. They typically run from 250GB all the way up to one Terabyte or more. The majority of home broadband caps are very high, so they don't pose a problem for most subscribers. Fiber plans generally won't feature limits. Check for fiber near you through the zip code search tool above.

Internet access in Plainville neighborhoods

Plainville Internet access data can be found in the following communities: Zurich.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Plainville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL and Fixed Wireless 80.1%+ 100 Mbps
Nex-Tech Fiber and Fixed Wireless 87.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nex-Tech Fixed Wireless and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 54.7%+ 25 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.2%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Plainville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Plainville 12.5 Mbps 7 $0.43 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +336.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +94.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +87.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +99.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +102.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )