Internet providers in Abilene, KS

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AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL100%
Eagle Communications, Inc. - -Cable69%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Pixius $59.95 10 - 15 MbpsWireless100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 MbpsSatellite100%
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Abilene internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Abilene is comparable to the rest of Kansas - 94%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Abilene area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Abilene residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 69% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Abilene, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Abilene area, and 68.90% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Abilene's five internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Abilene

The largest internet providers in Abilene are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite options to Abilene.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Abilene residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Abilene’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Abilene residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Abilene covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Abilene to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $49.98.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Abilene, $1.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Abilene. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 18 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Abilene covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Abilene where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $49.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Abilene, $1.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Abilene. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 18 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Abilene covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Abilene where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $49.98.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Abilene, $1.35.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Abilene. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Abilene's providers, 18 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Eagle Communications, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Abilene with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 69% of households in Abilene. The next fastest internet provider in Abilene is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Abilene with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Abilene, $49.98.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.