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Internet providers in Colby, KS

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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL99%
S&T Telephone Cooperative Association - -Cable100%
S&T Telephone Cooperative Association - -DSL100%
Consolidated Communications $25 10 - 15 MbpsDSL2.022%
S&T Telephone Cooperative Association - -Fiber-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 $25 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, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL and satellite 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Colby’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite 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, $41.25.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colby, $1.11.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Colby's providers, 16 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 Colby covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Colby 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 Colby, $41.25.

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 Colby, $1.11.

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 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, 16 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 Colby covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Colby 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Colby, $41.25.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Colby, $1.11.

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 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, 16 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

S&T Telephone Cooperative Association 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 Telephone Cooperative Association, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Consolidated Communications offers the cheapest internet in Colby with plans starting at $25/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Colby, $41.25.

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

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.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.