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Internet Providers in Troy, Kansas
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Internet Access in Troy, Kansas
Troy has 8 residential Internet Service Providers, or 12 when including business and mobile service. There are 5 broadband choices such as cable and DSL.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Troy.
As might be expected for a city of Troy'ssomewhat low density of broadband service competitiveness, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall short of the state average. The current average download speed in Troy over the past twelve months is 45.59 Mbps.
There's above-average choice between companies within Troy, but 800 people in the area don't have access to more than one provider. This means that if they aren't pleased by the quality of service, they have no choice but to use a poor quality wireless backup. Luckily, this isn't the norm in Troy — the majority of households have 3 Internet options.
The coverage data here comes from FCC reported data, requiring Internet providers in Troy to report there coverage area data biannually. Leveraging direct relationships with Internet providers, BroadbandNow is able to verify public datasets with privatized data including lit addresses submitted by telecoms directly. The speed averages displayed on this page are calculated based on browser-based speed tests from the Troy area.
Internet Statistics 2021
42.6% of consumers in Troy800 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 Troy, Kansas
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Rainbow Communications||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||7.9%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||91.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Rainbow Communications||350 Mbps||Cable||23s||56.6%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Data Caps on Troy Internet Plans
Internet companies have decided to impose data limits to residential broadband plans in recent years. This market trend is certainly true for Troy, with Internet choices like Rainbow featuring plans with data caps. It's not a major concern for the majority of Internet subscribers, but it might be an issue for subscribers who upload a large amount of HD or 4K video. Data caps for cable packages tend to be about one Terabyte. This is an issue for fewer than one percent of customers. Rainbow Communications customers in Troy are advised to double check data limits before signing a contract.
Internet access in Troy neighborhoods
We've aggregated information on Broadband coverage for a variety of areas in Troy: Severance.
Compare Troy to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Troy||45.6 Mbps||8||$0.79 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +488.8 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +103.2 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +115 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +123.9 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +116.5 Mbps )||8||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|