Internet providers in Merriam, KS

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Merriam internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Merriam 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 Merriam area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Merriam 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 100% of those living in Merriam.

There are nine internet providers serving the Merriam area, and 100% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Merriam's nine internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Merriam

The largest internet providers in Merriam are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Merriam.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Merriam residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 18% of the area. Merriam’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Merriam residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Merriam 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Merriam, $51.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Merriam, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Merriam. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Merriam's providers, 482 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

18%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Merriam covering 18% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Merriam than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Merriam, $51.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Merriam, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Merriam. These download speeds are available to 18% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Merriam's providers, 482 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Merriam covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Merriam residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Merriam, $51.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Merriam, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Merriam. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Merriam's providers, 482 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Merriam and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Merriam at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is about average for Merriam at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Merriam residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Merriam, KS internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic18%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Google Fiber Inc. $50/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
Consolidated Communications, Inc. - -Fiber-optic72%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Merriam with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 18% of households in Merriam. The next fastest internet provider in Merriam is Google Fiber Inc., offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Merriam with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Merriam, $51.99.

Google Fiber Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Merriam, covering 100% of the city. Consolidated Communications, Inc. also offers fiber internet in Merriam and is available to 72% of households.

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.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.