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Best Internet Providers in Wichita, KS

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Internet Providers Overview for Wichita, KS
Total Internet Providers 12
Download Speeds Up To 5 Gbps
Cheapest Monthly Plan $30.00
Fiber Coverage 53%
Fastest Provider AT&T

Top 9 Internet Service Providers in Wichita, KS

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1. AT&T

89.5% Available
Download speeds up to:
5 Gbps IPBB, Fiber, 5G Internet
Prices Starting At 55.00/mo
89.5% Available
Click here to see AT&T's coverage map for Wichita, KS

AT&T Internet Availability By Type

Fiber Download speeds up to 5000 Mbps
IPBB Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
5G Internet Download speeds up to 225 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

AT&T Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Fixed Wireless Internet Internet 10 Mbps $55.00
Internet 300 Internet 300 Mbps $55.00
Internet 100 Internet 100 Mbps $60.00
Internet Air Internet 225 Mbps $60.00
Internet 500 Internet 500 Mbps $65.00
Internet 1000 Internet 1000 Mbps $80.00
Internet 2000 Internet 2000 Mbps $145.00
Internet 5000 Internet 5000 Mbps $245.00
Call To Order AT&T Service 855-957-4313

2. Cox Cable

93.5% Available
Download speeds up to:
2 Gbps Cable, Fiber
Prices Starting At 30.00/mo
93.5% Available
Click here to see Cox Cable's coverage map for Wichita, KS

Cox Cable Internet Availability By Type

Cable Download speeds up to 2000 Mbps
Fiber Download speeds up to 2000 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Cox Cable Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
ConnectAssist Internet 100 Mbps $30.00
Go Fast Internet 100 Mbps $50.00
Go Fast Internet 100 Mbps $50.00
Go Faster Internet 250 Mbps $70.00
Go Faster Internet 250 Mbps $70.00
Go Even Faster Internet 500 Mbps $90.00
Go Even Faster Internet 500 Mbps $90.00
Go Super Fast Internet 1000 Mbps $110.00
Go Super Fast Internet 1000 Mbps $110.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Starter Internet 100 Mbps $111.00
Go Faster + Contour TV Starter Internet 250 Mbps $131.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 100 Mbps $131.00
Go Beyond Fast Internet 2000 Mbps $150.00
Go Beyond Fast Internet 2000 Mbps $150.00
Go Even Faster + Contour TV Starter Internet 500 Mbps $151.00
Go Faster + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 250 Mbps $151.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Preferred Internet 100 Mbps $165.00
Go Even Faster + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 500 Mbps $171.00
Go Fast + Contour TV Preferred + Voice Preferred Internet 100 Mbps $185.00
Go Beyond Fast + Contour TV Starter Internet 2000 Mbps $211.00
Go Beyond Fast + Contour TV Starter + Voice Preferred Internet 2000 Mbps $231.00
Call To Order Cox Cable Service 855-956-4467

3. Viasat

100% Available
Download speeds up to:
12 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 69.99/mo
100% Available

Viasat Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 150 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Viasat Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
12 Mbps / 65 GB Internet Internet 12 Mbps $69.99
Call To Order Viasat Service 844-983-3105

4. EarthLink

28.1% Available
Download speeds up to:
100 Mbps 5G Internet
Prices Starting At 39.95/mo
28.1% Available
Click here to see EarthLink's coverage map for Wichita, KS

EarthLink Internet Availability By Type

5G Internet Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

EarthLink Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
N/A $39.95
Call To Order EarthLink Service 855-537-1089

5. HughesNet

100% Available
Download speeds up to:
100 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 49.99/mo
100% Available

HughesNet Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 100 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

HughesNet Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
Select Internet 50 Mbps $49.99
Elite Internet 100 Mbps $64.99
Fusion Internet 100 Mbps $94.99
Call To Order HughesNet Service 855-958-4319

6. Nextlink Internet

84.8% Available
Download speeds up to:
500 Mbps Fixed Wireless
Prices Starting At 60.00/mo
84.8% Available

Nextlink Internet Availability By Type

Fixed Wireless Download speeds up to 500 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Nextlink Internet Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
NEXT50 Internet 50 Mbps $60.00
NEXT100 Internet 100 Mbps $70.00
NEXT300 Internet 300 Mbps $80.00
NEXT500 Internet 500 Mbps $100.00
Call To Order Nextlink Internet Service 855-698-5465

7. Starlink

100% Available
Download speeds from:
50 - 220 Mbps Satellite
Prices Starting At 120.00/mo
100% Available
Click here to see Starlink's coverage map for Wichita, KS

Starlink Internet Availability By Type

Satellite Download speeds up to 220 Mbps
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Starlink Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
STANDARD Internet 150 Mbps $120.00
MOBILE - REGIONAL Internet 50 Mbps $150.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Data Inland | Best for RVs, nomads, and campers.
MOBILE - GLOBAL Internet 50 Mbps $200.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Data Inland | Best for RVs, nomads, and campers
MOBILE PRIORITY - 50GB Internet 220 Mbps $250.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Global Data Inland | Best for maritime, emergency response, and mobile businesses
MOBILE PRIORITY - 5TB Internet 220 Mbps $5,000.00 *
*Unlimited Mobile Global Data Inland | Best for maritime, emergency response, and mobile businesses

8. Verizon

20.3% Available
Download speeds up to:
300 Mbps 5G Internet
Prices Starting At 50.00/mo
20.3% Available
Click here to see Verizon's coverage map for Wichita, KS

Verizon Internet Availability By Type

5G Internet Download speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • 90%
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Verizon Deals for July 2024

Deal Includes Download speeds up to Monthly Price
5G Home Internet 100 Mbps $50.00
5G Home Plus Internet 300 Mbps $70.00
Call To Order Verizon Service 866-498-5878

9. Always ON

28.1% Available
Download speeds from:
25 - 150 Mbps Fixed Wireless
28.1% Available

Always ON Internet Availability By Type

Fixed Wireless
Estimated coverage percentage by connection type based on total population served

Wichita Internet Resources for Low-Income Families

Due to the digital divide, low-income families in Wichita are at risk of falling behind. They need quality internet access to keep up with school, connect with loved ones and stay updated in today’s digital landscape. To help these families find the internet resources they need, we put together this comprehensive guide to low-income devices, child care, and free Wi-Fi in the Emerald City:

Discounted Distance Learning Devices in Wichita

  • Wichita Public Schools: Every middle and high school student in the Wichita Public Schools district is eligible for a free iPad, laptop or Chromebook with internet access. You’ll need to complete a Student-Parent Technology Sign-Off form before receiving a device from your child’s school.
  • PCs for the People: PCs for the People is a non-profit that refurbishes and redistributes low-cost devices to eligible individuals. Recipients must be below the 200 percent poverty level or enrolled in an income-based government assistance program to receive devices starting at just $75.
  • ConnectHomeUSA: A public-private partnership between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other philanthropic organizations, ConnectHomeUSA aims to help low-income families by connecting them with affordable internet services and devices. Through ConnectHomeUSA, you can get tablets and laptops for as low as $150 or less.

Paying full price for a laptop or alternate digital device can be expensive. You can also choose to purchase a refurbished device for a reduced cost at one of Wichita’s small tech businesses, including the following:

Remote Learning Programs and Virtual Child Care Centers in Wichita

  • Wichita Public Library: The Wichita Public Library offers a wide range of remote services for kids of all ages, including reading challenges, a full database of e-books and e-audiobooks, and even a collection of free and self-paced courses. You’ll need a library card for most of these services, but getting one is easy and free!
  • The Kansas African American Museum: Learn more about Wichita’s past and heritage by enrolling in free online courses courtesy of The Kansas African American Museum.
  • Wichita Art Museum: The Wichita Art Museum has free exhibitions and activities for kids of all ages. They also host virtual movie screenings for a variety of kid’s movies.
  • City of Wichita: Head over to Wichita’s main government website for an extensive list of free educational activities. Your child can tour the botanical gardens or join a dance class from the comfort of home.
  • Dolly Parton Imagination Library: Once every month, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library delivers free books to kids from birth until they begin school. Wichita residents are eligible for the program; all they have to do is sign up online.

Free Wireless Internet Access in Wichita

The city of Wichita is helping its citizens access the internet by offering free Wi-Fi at many public locations, including schools and libraries. You can also borrow an internet hotspot for up to two weeks at one of three community resource centers, just make sure to bring an acceptable form of ID and proof of address. Here are some of these free Wi-Fi location options in Wichita:

Find even more free Wi-Fi locations around the city of Wichita by consulting our interactive and up-to-date map below. Here, you can see exact addresses and icons indicating the type of location when you click on one of the many red pins:

Free Wireless Internet Access in Wichita, KS

Hotspot
3450 N Rock Rd, Bldg 400
Wichita, KS 67226
Hotspot
1845 Fairmont St
Wichita, KS 67260
Hotspot
353 N Hillside Ave
Wichita, KS 67214
Hotspot
7603 E Pawnee St,  Wichita, KS 67207
Wichita, KS 67207
Hotspot
4501 E 47th St S
Wichita, KS 67210
Hotspot
727 N Waco St, Ste 180
Wichita, KS 67203
Hotspot
301 N Main St
Wichita, KS 67202
Hotspot
2100 W University St
Wichita, KS 67213
Hotspot
1212 E 17th St N
Wichita, KS 67214
Hotspot
130 S Market St, Ste 4050
Wichita, KS 67202

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Fastest Wichita Internet Providers

Connection Type

Internet Providers

Download Speeds Up To

Upload Speeds Up To

Availability

Fiber
(Covering 53% of Wichita)

AT&T Fiber

5 Gbps

5 Gbps

62%

Cox

940 Mbps

940 Mbps

0.9%

Cable
(Covering 98.3% of Wichita)

Cox

2 Gbps

35 Mbps

93.5%

DSL
(Covering 43.9% of Wichita)

AT&T Internet

100 Mbps

20 Mbps

89.5%

Fixed Wireless
(Covering 95% of Wichita)

Verizon 5G Home Internet

300 Mbps

10 Mbps

20.3%

AT&T Internet Air

25 Mbps

3 Mbps

1.1%

Satellite
(Covering 100% of Wichita)

Hughesnet

100 Mbps

3 Mbps

100%

Viasat Internet

12 Mbps

1 Mbps

100%

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Average download speed in Wichita:

154 Mbps

Based on 60,129 speed tests

Internet Values of Wichita Providers

Providers Connection Type Plan Price Download Speeds Up To Internet Value Contact
AT&T Fiber Fiber $245 per month 5 Gbps $0.05 per Mbps 855-957-4313
IdeaTek Fiber $139.95 per month 2.5 Gbps $0.06 per Mbps 855-433-2835
Cox Cable $150 per month 2 Gbps $0.08 per Mbps 855-956-4467
Nextlink Internet Fixed $100 per month 500 Mbps $0.20 per Mbps 855-698-5465
Verizon 5G Home Internet Fixed $70 per month 300 Mbps $0.23 per Mbps 866-498-5878
AT&T Internet DSL $60 per month 100 Mbps $0.60 per Mbps 855-957-4313
Hughesnet Satellite $64.99 per month 100 Mbps $0.65 per Mbps 855-958-4319
Viasat Internet Satellite $99.99 per month 150 Mbps $0.67 per Mbps 844-983-3105

Best Internet Provider in Wichita

  1. AT&T - Fast download speeds in Wichita, most Fiber availability and most DSL availability
  2. Cox Cable - Most Cable availability
  3. Viasat - Most internet coverage in Wichita
  4. EarthLink - 5g internet up to 100 Mbps
  5. HughesNet - Another great satellite internet alternative for those who can't get Cable, Fiber, or DSL
  6. Nextlink Internet - Fixed wireless up to 500 Mbps
  7. Starlink - Widely available
  8. Verizon - 5g internet up to 300 Mbps
  9. Always ON - Fixed wireless up to 150 Mbps

Fastest Internet Providers in Wichita

Internet Fees in Wichita

Common Providers in Wichita Early Termination Fees Setup and Installation Fees Late Payment Fees Equipment Replacement Fees
AT&T Fiber N/A $99 Up to $9.25 $10 per month
AT&T Internet N/A $149 Up to $6.50 N/A

How Much Speed Do I Need?

25+ Mbps

  • Web Surfing & Email
  • HD Streaming
  • Supports 1-2 Devices
  • Ideal for 1-2 people

100+ Mbps

  • Ultra HD (4K) Streaming
  • Low Lag Online Gaming
  • Supports 3-5 Devices
  • Ideal for 2-6 people

1 Gig

  • Multi 4K HD Streaming
  • No Lag Online Gaming
  • Supports more than 5 Devices
  • Ideal for 6+ people

An Overview of Internet Providers in Wichita By Connection

Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
AT&T Fiber 5 Gbps 62%
AT&T IPBB 100 Mbps 90%
Cox Cable Cable 2 Gbps 93%
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 500 Mbps 85%
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
Viasat Satellite 150 Mbps 100%
AT&T 5G Internet 225 Mbps 1%
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 60 Mbps 8%
IdeaTek Fixed Wireless 150 Mbps 2%
Velocity Fixed Wireless 100 Mbps 1%
Starlink Satellite 220 Mbps 100%
Verizon 5G Internet 300 Mbps 20%
EarthLink 5G Internet 100 Mbps 28%
Always ON Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 28%
Provider Connection Download speeds up to Availability
HughesNet Satellite 100 Mbps 100%
Viasat Satellite 12 Mbps 100%
Starlink Satellite 220 Mbps 100%
Nextlink Internet Fixed Wireless 500 Mbps 85%
AT&T Fiber 5 Gbps 62%
AT&T IPBB 100 Mbps 90%
KwiKom Communications Fixed Wireless 60 Mbps 8%
Cox Cable Cable 2 Gbps 93%
IdeaTek Fixed Wireless 50 Mbps 2%
Verizon 5G Internet 300 Mbps 20%
AT&T 5G Internet 25 Mbps 1%
Cox Cable Fiber 940 Mbps 1%

Internet Availability by Connection Type in Wichita

Internet service providers in Wichita use different methods for connecting their customers to the web. Connection types matter, so choose wisely. Fiber is generally the fastest and most reliable option, followed by cable, DSL and 5G home internet.

Fiber - 99%

What is Mbps?

Mbps is the abbreviation for megabits per second, and it also appears written as Mbits/sec. Internet providers use megabits per second to measure speeds. Broadband speeds are 25 Mbps or faster. Learn more about Mbps.

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