Internet Providers in Princeton, Kansas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Princeton, KS
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 8.99 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 64.72%

Internet Access in Princeton, Kansas

The average resident in Princeton has access to about 3 Internet providers In context, this is a high amount of competition contrasted with other cities. Competition of two or more ISPs in a city often results in more consumer-friendly pricing.

CenturyLink is another common broadband option for Princeton. They offer primarily DSL service with coverage in 81 percent of Princeton. Mercury Wireless offers an alternative wireless service to close to one hundred percent of the local area, although it needs roof access and proximity to a Mercury Wireless access point.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are Princeton's most common wired Internet providers.

Remember that since FCC availability data is only collected twice annually and only published 6+ months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

DSL is the top kind of Internet with coverage in Princeton that buyers should consider. To see more detailed results, type your zip in our search tool at the top of this page.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Princeton, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
MoKan Dial 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Princeton, Kansas

  • CenturyLink - 81.3% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • AT&T - 14.7% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • MoKan Dial - 9.7% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Princeton - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Princeton

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Princeton is the 309th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Pomona and Osawatomie, but behind Ottawa, Garnett, and Wellsville.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Franklin 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.

In Franklin County, approximately 9,000 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 Cap Issues Around Princeton

Data from our researchers shows that many of the top ISPs in Princeton currently place a limit on streaming on home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue because customers see them as a strategy to limit "cord cutting". Providers explain they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Princeton

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Mercury Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 81.3%+ 60 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 14.7%+ 25 Mbps
MoKan Dial DSL 9.7%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 22.0%+ 25 Mbps
MoKan Dial DSL 18.3%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Princeton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Princeton 9 Mbps 7 $3.82 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +340.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +98.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +90.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +102.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +106.3 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )