Internet Service in Kansas

In Kansas, 99.6% of the population can access wireless or wired Internet at speeds of up to 10 Mbps from their home. Yet still, 25% of Kansas residents have no Internet connection available to them.

Amongst the types of Internet available in the Sunflower State, DSL is an option for 86.2% of the population, cable Internet is available to 83.1%, fiber Internet is an option for almost 20%, and wireless Internet is available to 100%. With the exception of wireless Internet, these are slightly below the national average.

Over 29% of Kansas residents have more than 2 ISPs available to choose from. This is significantly less than most states, making the Kansas Internet market one that is not very competitive.

6.80%

Population with faster than 1 Gbps available.

29.10%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

18.30%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

55 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

5.60%

Population with no wired internet access available.

94.40%

Population with wired internet access available.

19.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

23

Average broadband score for Kansas

Broadband in Kansas

Largest Cities in KansasProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Abilene, KS14100 Mbps / 50 Mbps22 Mbps / 5 Mbps31
Andover, KS181 Gbps / 1 Gbps74 Mbps / 58 Mbps26
Arkansas City, KS18200 Mbps / 25 Mbps20 Mbps / 4 Mbps34
Atchison, KS19105 Mbps / 11 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps28
Augusta, KS14200 Mbps / 20 Mbps23 Mbps / 3 Mbps26
Basehor, KS201 Gbps / 1 Gbps66 Mbps / 60 Mbps26
Bonner Springs, KS181 Gbps / 1 Gbps142 Mbps / 120 Mbps57
Chanute, KS131 Gbps / 1 Gbps101 Mbps / 80 Mbps50
Coffeyville, KS12200 Mbps / 20 Mbps25 Mbps / 4 Mbps23
De Soto, KS23300 Mbps / 100 Mbps25 Mbps / 7 Mbps36
Derby, KS141 Gbps / 1 Gbps95 Mbps / 75 Mbps27
Dodge City, KS13200 Mbps / 20 Mbps25 Mbps / 6 Mbps34
Edwardsville, KS131 Gbps / 1 Gbps120 Mbps / 88 Mbps61
El Dorado, KS16200 Mbps / 20 Mbps19 Mbps / 3 Mbps22
Emporia, KS191 Gbps / 1 Gbps113 Mbps / 57 Mbps53
Eudora, KS15100 Mbps / 11 Mbps12 Mbps / 2 Mbps19
Fort Riley, KS11105 Mbps / 11 Mbps19 Mbps / 3 Mbps20
Fort Scott, KS131 Gbps / 1 Gbps100 Mbps / 92 Mbps52
Garden City, KS16200 Mbps / 50 Mbps25 Mbps / 6 Mbps39
Gardner, KS242 Gbps / 1 Gbps75 Mbps / 49 Mbps60
Great Bend, KS11200 Mbps / 20 Mbps27 Mbps / 4 Mbps31
Hays, KS121 Gbps / 1 Gbps95 Mbps / 87 Mbps56
Haysville, KS14200 Mbps / 20 Mbps25 Mbps / 4 Mbps33
Hutchinson, KS17200 Mbps / 20 Mbps21 Mbps / 3 Mbps27
Independence, KS14200 Mbps / 11 Mbps24 Mbps / 3 Mbps22
Junction City, KS16200 Mbps / 100 Mbps29 Mbps / 11 Mbps31
Kansas City, KS211 Gbps / 1 Gbps122 Mbps / 103 Mbps55
Lansing, KS22300 Mbps / 100 Mbps27 Mbps / 8 Mbps36
Lawrence, KS211 Gbps / 1 Gbps104 Mbps / 97 Mbps45
Leavenworth, KS231 Gbps / 1 Gbps68 Mbps / 51 Mbps50
Liberal, KS18100 Mbps / 11 Mbps12 Mbps / 2 Mbps26
Louisburg, KS16100 Mbps / 100 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps23
Maize, KS171 Gbps / 1 Gbps79 Mbps / 62 Mbps24
Manhattan, KS191 Gbps / 1 Gbps130 Mbps / 114 Mbps58
McPherson, KS13200 Mbps / 20 Mbps26 Mbps / 4 Mbps25
Mulvane, KS14200 Mbps / 20 Mbps24 Mbps / 4 Mbps33
Newton, KS191 Gbps / 35 Mbps19 Mbps / 4 Mbps26
Olathe, KS272 Gbps / 1 Gbps145 Mbps / 118 Mbps81
Ottawa, KS171 Gbps / 1 Gbps73 Mbps / 62 Mbps49
Parsons, KS12200 Mbps / 11 Mbps25 Mbps / 3 Mbps18
Pittsburg, KS151 Gbps / 1 Gbps89 Mbps / 70 Mbps51
Pratt, KS10200 Mbps / 200 Mbps40 Mbps / 16 Mbps31
Salina, KS17200 Mbps / 50 Mbps23 Mbps / 5 Mbps37
Spring Hill, KS211 Gbps / 1 Gbps18 Mbps / 11 Mbps27
Topeka, KS231 Gbps / 1 Gbps68 Mbps / 51 Mbps43
Ulysses, KS8100 Mbps / 50 Mbps24 Mbps / 9 Mbps22
Valley Center, KS16200 Mbps / 20 Mbps20 Mbps / 3 Mbps23
Wellington, KS11100 Mbps / 11 Mbps11 Mbps / 2 Mbps19
Wichita, KS231 Gbps / 1 Gbps61 Mbps / 47 Mbps39
Winfield, KS16200 Mbps / 20 Mbps20 Mbps / 3 Mbps33
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Kansas
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
Pixius Communications10 Mbps
AT&T17 Mbps
Cyberonic11 Mbps
Packet Layer100 Mbps
Cox209 Mbps
Telephone and Data Systems1 Mbps
FairPoint Communications16 Mbps
Spectrum374 Mbps