Internet providers in Colby, KS

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Colby, KS internet providers

Provider
AT&T $30.00 10 - 18 MbpsDSL99%
S&T Communications $65.00 50 - 100 MbpsCable100%
S&T Communications $65.00 50 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont $34.95 24 - 15 MbpsDSL2.022%
S&T Communications $65.00 50 - 250 MbpsFiber-optic1.238%
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Colby internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Colby 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 Colby area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Colby residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.240% of those living in Colby.

There are six internet providers serving the Colby area, and 99.26% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Colby's six internet providers, prices start at $29.95 and available download speeds reach up to 250 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Colby

The largest internet providers in Colby are AT&T and S&T Communications bringing DSL and cable options to Colby.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Colby residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from S&T Communications, which covers 100% of the area. Colby’s third most-available internet provider, S&T Communications, offers DSL to around 100% of Colby residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Colby covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Colby 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 Colby, $44.98.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colby, $0.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Colby. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Colby's providers, 76 Mbps.

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S&T Communications cable internet

Provider

S&T Communications

Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from S&T Communications offers broadband to all households in Colby covering 100% of the area.

S&T Communications’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Colby residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for S&T Communications start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Colby, $44.98.

S&T Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colby, $0.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, S&T Communications offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Colby. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Colby's providers, 76 Mbps.

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S&T Communications DSL internet

Provider

S&T Communications

Starting price*
$65/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from S&T Communications offers broadband to all households in Colby covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from S&T Communications uses telephone lines in Colby 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 S&T Communications start at $65/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Colby, $44.98.

S&T Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colby, $0.98.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, S&T Communications offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Colby. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Colby's providers, 76 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Colby, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Colby, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Colby and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Colby at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Colby at $50/mo. for speeds up to 5 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Colby residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of Colby may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to Colby cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

S&T Communications is the fastest internet provider in Colby with download speeds up to 250 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.238% of households in Colby. The next fastest internet provider in Colby is S&T Communications, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Viaero Wireless offers the cheapest internet in Colby with plans starting at $29.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Colby, $44.98.

S&T Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Colby, covering 1.238% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.