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< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Cromona, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Cromona, Kentucky
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Cromona. HughesNet is also a common option.
Cable and DSL are the two main network options in Cromona. They are fighting for the same subscribers at most addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable performance is overall stronger. That said, big-picture performance metrics of either network system are similar.
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone and Windstream also have coverage in Cromona, offering 99 percent and 51 percent penetration.
13.94 percent of the Cromona area is still left with only one or zero Internet choices as of 2021. Accounting for all addresses in city limits, the average resident will have at least 2-3 providers available. In general, areas that have better competition will get lower prices, since companies will upgrade service to win subscribers.
The broadband coverage insights here are based on a mix of governmental data from the FCC and privatized datasets we source from ISPs or through private third parties. Average statistics about speed data is sourced from M-Labs. The BroadbandNow market researchers have manually filed package pricing and service data for 178 Internet deals for the Cromona market to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cromona, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Inter Mountain Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||31.1%|
|Thacker-Grigsby Telephone||250 Mbps||Cable||32s||99.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||15.5%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||51.2%|
|AT&T Internet||6 Mbps||IPBB||22m 45s||38.1%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Cromona
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 and Video Streaming Around Cromona
Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the common providers use data caps on residential broadband packages. Data caps are controversial since customers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers insist they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.