Internet Providers in Valley Falls, Kansas

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Residential Internet Statistics for Valley Falls, KS
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 33.9 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 48.19%

Internet Access in Valley Falls, Kansas

The average address in Valley Falls has access to 3 Internet Service Providers, or "ISPs." This is a strong amount of choice contrasted with similar-sized cities. Competition is correlated with more consumer-friendly pricing.

As you might expect with a city of Valley Falls's relatively low level of broadband competition, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall under the Kansas average. The current average speed in Valley Falls over the past twelve months is 33.9 Mbps.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

The packages shown above are manually gathered by our research team. The 31 plans displayed above are the most current out of 196 broadband packages we've seen in Valley Falls to date.

Aside from the providers listed above, CenturyLink provides a third option for wired broadband in 67 percent of the Valley Falls area. Fixed wireless companies such as Mercury Wireless and satellite providers like are worth considering, but the incumbent wired providers usually offer a better value when it comes to performance and price.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Valley Falls with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Valley Falls is the 225th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Hoyt, Mayetta, and Oskaloosa, but behind Meriden and Ozawkie.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Valley Falls, Kansas

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Giant Communications 200 Mbps Cable 40s
Rainbow Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 35 Mbps Satellite 3m 54s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Valley Falls, Kansas

  • CenturyLink - 67.3% Availability in Valley Falls - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • Giant - 50.4% Availability in Valley Falls - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Rainbow - 1.3% Availability in Valley Falls - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Valley Falls - Speeds up to 35 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Valley Falls - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Valley Falls

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Valley Falls is the 225th most connected city in Kansas ahead of Hoyt, Mayetta, and Oskaloosa, but behind Meriden and Ozawkie.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Jefferson 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.

Approximately 50% of Valley Falls 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 Jefferson County, approximately 7,000 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 and Cord Cutting Around Valley Falls

Data collected by our researchers suggests that common ISPs in Valley Falls currently place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since customers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services, while providers explain they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Valley Falls

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Mercury Wireless Fixed Wireless 94.9%+ 30 Mbps
Giant Communications Cable and Fixed Wireless 50.4%+ 200 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 67.3%+ 60 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 53.2%+ 1.0 Mbps
Kansas Broadband Internet Fixed Wireless 8.6%+ 15 Mbps
Rainbow Communications Fiber 1.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 35 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Giant Communications Fixed Wireless and Cable 100% 300 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Valley Falls to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Valley Falls 33.9 Mbps 9 $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +315.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +73.2 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +65.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +77.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +81.4 Mbps ) 9 $0.26 ( $0.00 )