Internet Service Providers in Solomon, Kansas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Solomon, KS
Wired Internet Providers: 7
Average Speed Test Result: 12.3 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 24.04%

Internet Access in Solomon, Kansas

FCC Form 477 data is the core source of the Solomon-area coverage facts described below. Since 2014, we've analyzed 2,661 rows of governmental data catalogues on broadband availability in Solomon. Our research team has manually gathered pricing info for 213 Internet plans in Solomon. There is currently a lack of meaningful speed test recordings for the Solomon area — 106 total IP-verifiable records in the past year. With this in mind, residents should take note of the advertised speeds listed above.

Looking at network tech available Solomon, the most frequently available wired broadband connection varieties are Fixed Wireless (16.73 percent coverage) and DSL (12.35 percent coverage). DSL Internet service is transmitted via phone lines up on utility poles, and is sold by providers like that own phone lines. DSL is outperformed by all other major wired Internet infrastructures.

Vyve Broadband provides an alternative to the primary providers. They offer a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet access in Solomon. fixed wireless companies like Vyve Broadband can reach 15 Mbps via direct wireless links.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the largest coverage area for Solomon residents. They are accessible for near one hundred percent of Solomon. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Solomon is 25 megabits per second download.

On the whole, Solomon's broadband access is below average — most addresses in the area have about 1-2 providers. A total of 900 Solomon residents have one of fewer options for broadband — as can be seen by exploring the interactive map below. (So, that leaves 50.25% of the population stuck with only one Internet provider in their area.) View the interactive map to understand coverage variations in Solomon, and access real-world speed test results between local providers.

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 Solomon, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Vyve Broadband 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Twin Valley Telephone 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Tri-County Telephone Association 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Home Communications 80 Mbps Cable and Fiber 1m 42s
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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Solomon, Kansas

  • Vyve Broadband - 61.6% Availability in Solomon - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Twin Valley Telephone - 12.4% Availability in Solomon - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T - 16.7% Availability in Solomon - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • TCT - 5.7% Availability in Solomon - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Home Communications - 2.5% Availability in Solomon - Speeds up to 80 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Solomon - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Solomon - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Solomon

Solomon Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Solomon is the 182nd most connected city in Kansas ahead of Abilene and Herington, but behind Salina, Chapman, and Minneapolis.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Dickinson 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: 75% of people living in Solomon 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 50% of Solomon 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 Dickinson County, approximately 2,000 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 Limits in Solomon

Internet companies have moved to add data limits onto home Internet plans recently. The market trend holds true in Solomon, with common providers like Vyve Broadband advertising plans with data caps. This might not matter for the majority of customers, but it might affect households who download or upload a large amount of HD or 4K video. If you have concerns about living within a limit for data use, start by checking for fiber plans in the area with the search tool above. Fiber connections are frequently pricier. However, they provide unlimited data and streaming since the fiber line doesn't share cable or DSL's bandwidth ceiling.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Solomon

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Vyve Broadband Cable and Fixed Wireless 61.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Twin Valley Telephone DSL and Fiber 12.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless and DSL 16.7%+ 100 Mbps
Tri-County Telephone Association Fiber 5.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Home Communications Cable and Fiber 2.5%+ 80 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Twin Valley Telephone Fiber 68.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 56.6%+ 25 Mbps
Vyve Broadband Cable 9.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Solomon to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Solomon 12.3 Mbps 11 $0.47 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +336.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +94.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +7 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +87.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +99.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +103 Mbps ) 9 ( -2 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )