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Internet providers in Hays, KS

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Hays, KS internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL95%
Golden Belt Telephone $59.95 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Eagle Communications - -Cable76%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Hays internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Hays 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 Hays area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Hays residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 95% of those living in Hays.

There are five internet providers serving the Hays area, and 97.97% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Hays's five internet providers, prices start at $55 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Hays

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Golden Belt Telephone 69 Mbps 31 Mbps Fiber-optic
Eagle Communications 89 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Hays

The largest internet providers in Hays are AT&T, Golden Belt Telephone, and HughesNet bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and satellite options to Hays.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Hays residents, covering 95% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Golden Belt Telephone, which covers 100% of the area. Hays’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Hays residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Hays covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Hays 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 $55/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Hays, $62.48.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hays, $3.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Hays. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hays's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Golden Belt Telephone fiber-optic internet

Provider

Golden Belt Telephone

Starting price*
$59.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from Golden Belt Telephone offers broadband to all households in Hays covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Golden Belt Telephone is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Hays than other internet types.

Internet prices for Golden Belt Telephone start at $59.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hays, $62.48.

Golden Belt Telephone customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hays, $3.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Golden Belt Telephone offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Hays. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Hays's providers, 262 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Hays 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 $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hays, $62.48.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Hays, $3.47.

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 Hays. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Hays's providers, 262 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Hays with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 95% of households in Hays. The next fastest internet provider in Hays is Golden Belt Telephone, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Hays with plans starting at $55/mo. This is slightly less than the average starting price for internet in Hays, $62.48.

Golden Belt Telephone is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Hays, covering 100% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.