Internet Providers in Argillite, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Argillite, KY
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65.99

Internet Access in Argillite, Kentucky

DSL service is the only wired broadband network type with widespread coverage for residents of Argillite proper. According to the most current data, it's available to around 99.35 percent of Argillite. DSL is delivered over telephone wires. This is the reason it almost always comes from telephone operators like Windstream.

The Internet access data on this page is primarily sourced via FCC coverage reports. Then, it's enhanced with privatized databases to create more accurate resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Data about pricing and speed of individual Internet plans is sourced by our data analysis experts, who gather thousands of plans every year.

The majority of Argillite residents have 2-3 wired broadband providers to choose from (2.21 per census block). 78.67% of the Argillite area — 1,000 people — are limited to one or fewer options. Regardless of other networks on the market, such as LTE, DSL and cable broadband generally provide the best pricing and data use packages for home use.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common Internet choice in Argillite. The company is accessible for virtually one hundred percent of Argillite. HughesNet is the most likely second choice in the area, providing virtually one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest package we've seen for HughesNet in Argillite is 25 Mbps.

Aside from the Internet providers listed above, Windstream provides a third option for wired broadband in 99 percent of the Argillite area. Wireless companies such as King Street Wireless and satellite companies like are worth considering. However, the main wired options usually offer a better deal so far as speed.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Argillite, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Argillite, Kentucky

  • Windstream - DSL - 99.4% Availability in Argillite - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 21.3% Availability in Argillite - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Argillite - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Argillite - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Argillite

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Argillite is the 540th most connected city in Kentucky behind Ashland, Flatwoods, Russell, Grayson, and Rush.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 100 people in Greenup County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 21% of Argillite residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Greenup County, approximately 2,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Argillite

Data collected by our researchers suggests that popular ISPs currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked because consumers view caps as a tactic to discourage video streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming video, which can use 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Argillite

Provider Type Coverage Speed
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.0 Mbps
Windstream DSL 99.4%+ 200 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 21.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 20.4%+ 940 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 5.6%+ -- Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 0.5%+ 940 Mbps