Internet Service Providers in Smith Center, Kansas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Smith Center, KS
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 18.19 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 11.31%

Internet Access in Smith Center, Kansas

Smith Center has a total of 9 broadband providers offering home service. If you include business Internet, that's 12 Internet providers overall, like Nex-Tech. (Some might be "doubles" as many providers list residential and business services separately.)

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area in Smith Center. They are available to near one hundred percent of Smith Center. HughesNet is also a common option, serving virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Smith Center is 25 Mbps.

The information on this page comes via FCC filings. Coverage data is confirmed using privatized databases to output more granular results than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by our research team, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year. We've analyzed 164 Smith Center Internet plans from 2014–present. There are 43 Internet packages currently marketed in the area.

The average home in Smith Center has 4-5 providers serving their location. Still, 16.22 percent of Smith Center residents have one choice for residential broadband service.

Overall, the most common broadband options within Smith Center are Fixed Wireless and IPBB. The mapping and speed test data seen below show how the real-world speed results differ between zip codes and Internet providers in Smith Center.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Smith Center, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Nex-Tech 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless and DSL 1m 21s
Great Plains Communications 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Smith Center, Kansas

  • AT&T - 89.0% Availability in Smith Center - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Nex-Tech - 88.7% Availability in Smith Center - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Great Plains - 1.2% Availability in Smith Center - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Smith Center - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Smith Center - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Smith Center is the 359th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Stockton and Osborne, but behind Superior, Phillipsburg, and Beloit.

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

Approximately 100 people in Smith 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: 89% of people living in Smith Center 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 84% of Smith Center 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 Smith County, approximately 200 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Smith Center

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Fixed Wireless and DSL 89.0%+ 100 Mbps
Nex-Tech Fiber, DSL, and Fixed Wireless 88.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Fixed Wireless 89.2%+ 25 Mbps
Great Plains Communications DSL 1.2%+ 50 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Nex-Tech Fixed Wireless, DSL, and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 32.8%+ 25 Mbps
Great Plains Communications DSL 2.2%+ 5 Mbps

Compare Smith Center to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Smith Center 18.2 Mbps 10 $1.05 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +330.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +88.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +81.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +93.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +97.1 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )