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Internet Providers in Covington, Kentucky
Residential Internet Statistics for Covington, KY
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$60.49|
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Internet Access in Covington, Kentucky
Looking specifically at network availability, Covington offers decent coverage and availability of cable Internet and fiber-optic Internet. Coax cable Internet comes from TV providers, which is why cable companies listed above such as Spectrum like to bundle television channels in their Internet options. Both of these network options can transmit higher speeds and reliability than wireless or even DSL. For this reason, Internet speeds in Covington outperform the Kentucky average download speed by 17.42 percent.
HughesNet is also a common Internet choice for Covington, offering Satellite connections in practically one hundred percent of the area.
Most Covington households have 2-3 providers available. Averaged out across all census blocks in the city, there are exactly 2.79 options per household.
Keep in mind, since FCC availability data is currently processed biannually and only published six months after that, availability shown in the results above might not reflect the latest network upgrades or regional changes.
Spectrum and Viasat Internet are the strongest providers in Covington in terms of coverage area. As the interactive maps below illustrate, these providers frequently overlap in most blocks around Covington.
- There are 13 internet providers in Covington with 4 of those offering residential service
- Covington is the 109th most connected city in Kentucky behind Cincinnati, Fort Thomas, Bellevue, Newport, and Dayton.
- Explore internet access for communities within Covington: Fort Wright, Park Hills, Bromley, Fort Mitchell, and Ludlow
- The fastest zip code in Covington for July 2021 is 41011. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
0.5% of consumers in Covington100 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 Covington, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Cincinnati Bell||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||95.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet access in Covington neighborhoods
To date, we've compiled information on Broadband availability in all these neighborhoods within Covington: Fort Wright, Park Hills, Bromley, Fort Mitchell, Ludlow.
Compare Covington to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Covington||128.9 Mbps||5||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +405.5 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +19.9 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.14 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +31.7 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +40.6 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.17 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +33.2 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|