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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 Provider State Coverage Link
Spectrum 63.1% Visit site
AT&T 49.7% Visit site
Windstream 29.9% Visit site
Bluegrass 17% Visit site
Cincinnati Bell 13.3% Visit site
QWireless 6.1% Visit site
Mediacom 6% Visit site
Brandenburg Telecom 5.5% Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast) 5.3% Visit site
Blue Zoom Wifi 5% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
SCTelcom 2.8% Visit site
Suddenlink 2.2% Visit site
Mountain Rural Telephone Coop 1.7% Visit site
Inter-Mountain Cable Inc 1.6% Visit site
King Street Wireless 1.5% Visit site
Birch Communications 1.4% Visit site
All Points Broadband 1.2% Visit site
Cox Communications 1.2% Visit site
The Electric and Water Plant Board of the City of Frankfort, KY 1.2% Visit site
Duo County Telecom 1.1% Visit site
Foothills Broadband 1% Visit site
WK&T 0.9% Visit site
Hopkinsville Electric System 0.9% Visit site
Henderson Municipal Power & Light 0.8% Visit site
Access Cable 0.8% Visit site
ALTIUS Broadband 0.7% Visit site
Coalfields Telephone Company 0.7% Visit site
City of Russellville Electric Plant Board 0.7% Visit site
TDS 0.7% Visit site
Thacker-Grigsby Communications 0.6% Visit site
Kentucky WiMAX 0.5% Visit site
Logan Telephone Cooperative 0.5% Visit site
Armstrong 0.5% Visit site
Zito Media LP 0.5% Visit site
Peoples Rural Telephone Coop Corp 0.5% Visit site
North Central Telephone 0.5% Visit site
City of Williamstown 0.4% Visit site
Highland Telephone Cooperative 0.4% Visit site
Kudu Systems 0.4% Visit site
Inside Connect Cable 0.4% Visit site
ETEL 0.4% Visit site
Dialog Telecommunications 0.3% Visit site
Harlan Community Television 0.3% Visit site
Limestone Cable 0.3% Visit site
Glasgow Electric Plant Board 0.3% Visit site
Ballard Rural Telephone Cooperative Corporation 0.3% Visit site
2Geton Net 0.3% Visit site
SkyNet Communications of Kentucky 0.2% Visit site
Barbourville Online 0.2% Visit site
Broadlinc Communications 0.2% Visit site
Irvine Community Television Inc 0.2% Visit site
GTT 0.2% Visit site
Mayfield Electric & Water 0.2% Visit site
Lycom 0.2% Visit site
Mikrotec CATV 0.2% Visit site
Community Telecom Services 0.2% Visit site
Skytech Broadband 0.1% Visit site
Eastern Cable 0.1% Visit site
North Central Communications 0.1% Visit site
Bracken Cable 0.1% Visit site
Owensboro Municipal Utilities 0.1% Visit site
SEI Data 0.1% Visit site
megaW <.1% N/A
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
Fiber 23.6%
Cable 82.3%
DSL 82.9%
Fixed Wireless 32.3%

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 Mbps 1.5%
6 to 10 Mbps 2.1%
11 to 20 Mbps 4.1%
21 to 30 Mbps 1.4%
31 to 75 Mbps 4.3%
76 to 100 Mbps 23.4%
101 to 250 Mbps 7.1%
251 to 500 Mbps 30.6%
501 to 999 Mbps 0.7%
1 Gbps or more 22.8%

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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