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Internet providers in Hays, KS

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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL95%
Rural Telephone Service/Golden Belt - -Fiber-optic100%
Eagle Communications, Inc. - -Cable76%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 5 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. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 76% 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 $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Hays

The largest internet providers in Hays are AT&T, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing DSL 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 satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Hays’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Hays 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

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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Hays, $46.66.

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 Hays, $1.01.

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 Hays. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hays'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 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Hays, $46.66.

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 Hays, $1.01.

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 about the same as the average max speeds from all Hays'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 Hays covering 100% of the area.

Viasat 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 Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Hays, $46.66.

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 Hays, $1.01.

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 Hays. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Hays's providers, 16 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Rural Telephone Service/Golden Belt is the fastest internet provider in Hays with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Hays. The next fastest internet provider in Hays is Eagle Communications, Inc., offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 76% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Hays with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Hays, $46.66.

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

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

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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.