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Internet Providers in Carlisle, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Carlisle, Kentucky
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Carlisle. HughesNet is also widely available.
Since most buildings come pre-wired for one phone company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Carlisle has 2 wired broadband providers available to them. 53.52% of Carlisle residents — 3,000 people — are limited to one or fewer options for their broadband service provider. Regardless of other services with local coverage, such as satellite, DSL and cable broadband are likely to provide the best price and data use policies for home use.
T-Mobile Home Internet provides a common second choice. They offer a top speed of 25 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only choice for Internet access for residents of Carlisle. fixed wireless providers such as ALTIUS Broadband can reach 30 Mbps via wireless technology. There are 2 providers in Carlisle selling enterprise and business/smb services like T1. Our search results include all providers with business packages online, although some providers offer both residential and business Internet.
When we're looking at network tech installed around the city, the most frequently available wired broadband Internet connection varieties are IPBB and Fixed Wireless (70.26 percent coverage) and Cable (47.09 percent coverage). Cable Internet is sold by traditional cable television corporations, using already-built coaxial cable TV networks. Carlisle-area customers of cable providers like Spectrum often select it because of the reasonably low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)
Broadband access stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from public government data from the FCC and private data we collect from telecoms or through private third parties. Average statistics regarding speed averages comes from M-Labs, which is the speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google queries. The BroadbandNow market research team has manually filed pricing and service data for 319 broadband deals in Carlisle as of 2022.
Internet Statistics 2022
53.5% of consumers in Carlisle3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Carlisle, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||70.3%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||90.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||90.4%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Carlisle
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 Around Carlisle
Data from our research team shows that many of the popular providers in the area currently use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial because users view caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain caps are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Carlisle to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Carlisle||3.9 Mbps||10||$0.28 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +541.7 Mbps )||21 ( +11 )||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +157.4 Mbps )||20 ( +10 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +177 Mbps )||19 ( +9 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +182.7 Mbps )||26 ( +16 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +175.2 Mbps )||10||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|