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There are 122 home TV and internet providers and 139 business providers across all of Kentucky. 83.1% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#28 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Kentucky is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Kentucky Internet Service Providers

Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
Spectrum63.1%Visit site
AT&T49.7%Visit site
Windstream29.9%Visit site
Bluegrass17%Visit site
Cincinnati Bell13.3%Visit site
QWireless6.1%Visit site
Mediacom6%Visit site
Brandenburg Telecom5.5%Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast)5.3%Visit site
Blue Zoom Wifi5%Visit site

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Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
SCTelcom2.8%Visit site
Suddenlink2.2%Visit site
Mountain Rural Telephone Coop1.7%Visit site
Inter-Mountain Cable Inc1.6%Visit site
King Street Wireless1.5%Visit site
Birch Communications1.4%Visit site
All Points Broadband1.2%Visit site
Cox Communications1.2%Visit site
The Electric and Water Plant Board of the City of Frankfort, KY1.2%Visit site
Duo County Telecom1.1%Visit site
Foothills Broadband1%Visit site
WK&T0.9%Visit site
Hopkinsville Electric System0.9%Visit site
Henderson Municipal Power & Light0.8%Visit site
Access Cable0.8%Visit site
ALTIUS Broadband0.7%Visit site
Coalfields Telephone Company0.7%Visit site
City of Russellville Electric Plant Board0.7%Visit site
TDS0.7%Visit site
Thacker-Grigsby Communications0.6%Visit site
Kentucky WiMAX0.5%Visit site
Logan Telephone Cooperative0.5%Visit site
Armstrong0.5%Visit site
Zito Media LP0.5%Visit site
Peoples Rural Telephone Coop Corp0.5%Visit site
North Central Telephone0.5%Visit site
City of Williamstown0.4%Visit site
Highland Telephone Cooperative0.4%Visit site
Kudu Systems0.4%Visit site
Inside Connect Cable0.4%Visit site
ETEL0.4%Visit site
Dialog Telecommunications0.3%Visit site
Harlan Community Television0.3%Visit site
Limestone Cable0.3%Visit site
Glasgow Electric Plant Board0.3%Visit site
Ballard Rural Telephone Cooperative Corporation0.3%Visit site
2Geton Net0.3%Visit site
SkyNet Communications of Kentucky0.2%Visit site
Barbourville Online0.2%Visit site
Broadlinc Communications0.2%Visit site
Irvine Community Television Inc0.2%Visit site
GTT0.2%Visit site
Mayfield Electric & Water0.2%Visit site
Lycom0.2%Visit site
Mikrotec CATV0.2%Visit site
Community Telecom Services0.2%Visit site
Skytech Broadband0.1%Visit site
Eastern Cable0.1%Visit site
North Central Communications0.1%Visit site
Bracken Cable0.1%Visit site
Owensboro Municipal Utilities0.1%Visit site
SEI Data0.1%Visit site
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Peoples Telephone Company<.1%Visit site
ZetaLink<.1%Visit site
Crystal Broadband Networks<.1%Visit site
OnPoint Broadband<.1%Visit site
B&B Communications<.1%N/A
Murray Electric System<.1%Visit site
Comelec Internet Services<.1%Visit site
Frontier Communications<.1%Visit site
Ken-Tenn Wireless<.1%Visit site
Info-Ed<.1%Visit site
SOCS Wireless<.1%Visit site
Franklin Electric Plant Board<.1%Visit site
Maximum Broadband Solutions<.1%N/A
Metronet<.1%Visit site
Big River Communications<.1%Visit site

13.3% of Kentuckians have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 4.1% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Kentucky as the 26th most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

95.9% of Kentucky homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type% of Kentucky
Fiber23.6%
Cable82.3%
DSL82.9%
Fixed Wireless32.3%

Kentucky Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Kentucky the average is 22.6 Mbps. This measure puts Kentucky #30 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed% of Kentucky
.1 to 5 Mbps1.5%
6 to 10 Mbps2.1%
11 to 20 Mbps4.1%
21 to 30 Mbps1.4%
31 to 75 Mbps4.3%
76 to 100 Mbps23.4%
101 to 250 Mbps7.1%
251 to 500 Mbps30.6%
501 to 999 Mbps0.7%
1 Gbps or more22.8%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Kentuckians. Real-world average speeds in Kentucky are about 22.6 Mbps, meaning Kentucky ranks #39 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Kentucky. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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