Clay Center, Kansas Broadband Internet Service
There are a total of 5 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Clay Center, Kansas and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Clay Center:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Twin Valley Management||Fiber, wireless||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||100.0%|
|2||Vyve Broadband Investments||Cable||100 Mbps||10 Mbps||99.6%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|5||AT&T||DSL||25 Mbps||2 Mbps||26.4%|
Clay Center KS Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Clay Center have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Clay Center compare to Clay County? The average speed in Clay Center is 22.12 Mbps which is slower than Clay County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Kansas average of 26.76 Mbps.
Clay Center Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Clay Center is 11.4% slower than the Clay County average and 31.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Clay Center is 4.12 Mbps. This is 43.2% slower than the Clay County average and 64.5% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 72.3% of Clay County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 89.7% of Clay County residents
The average internet download speed in Clay County is 24.96 Mbps based upon 563544 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Clay Center is 17.3% slower than the average in Kansas and 31.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Clay Center residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Twin Valley Management as the top provider for Clay Center, Kansas.
Who has the fastest internet service in Clay Center?
Twin Valley Management with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Clay Center.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Clay Center, Kansas?
The following zip codes were used: 67432
How do the internet speeds in Clay Center compare to other cities in Kansas?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Clay Center - Twin Valley Management.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Clay Center, Kansas?
Twin Valley Management provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Clay Center.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
Clay Center Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages