Internet Providers in Cumberland, KY
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Residential Internet Statistics for Cumberland, KY
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$77.42|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Cumberland, Kentucky
Internet Access in Cumberland, Kentucky
The average Cumberland census block is serviceable by an average of 2.81 companies. This means that most addresses in the area have at least 2 options so far as Internet, and can easily switch if they are dissatisfied by a provider.
Looking at network tech in use across the city, we see that the most common wired broadband technology types are Fixed Wireless and DSL, with 61.17% and 95.11% respectively. DSL service is transmitted over phone lines, and comes from service providers such as Windstream that own copper phone wires. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted copper bundle construction of telephone lines outputs a lower bandwidth ceiling compared to cable and several times less than fiber.
Viasat Internet is the most widely available option for Cumberland residents. virtually one hundred percent of Cumberland census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second option, providing practically one hundred percent of Cumberland with Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's fastest plan for Cumberland is 25 Mbps.
Windstream provides an alternative, serving Cumberland with a maximum download speed of 200 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet service in Cumberland. For example, fixed wireless providers such as GigaBeam Networks are able to offer 50 Mbps or more via direct wireless technology.
Broadband availability statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of public government data and private data collected directly from providers. Averaged statistics about speed averages is sourced primarily from M-Labs. The BroadbandNow market researchers have manually validated price and plan details on 216 Internet offerings in Cumberland as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
4.1% of consumers in Cumberland100 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 Cumberland, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Inter Mountain Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Access Cable Television||200 Mbps||Cable||40s|
|Harlan Community Television||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|AT&T Internet||25 Mbps||IPBB||5m 27s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|AT&T||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cumberland, Kentucky
- Windstream - DSL - 95.1% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- Access Cable Television - Cable - 95.1% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- AT&T Internet - IPBB - 9.8% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 61.2% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- Windstream - Fiber - 9.3% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Harlan Community Television - Cable - 5.2% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- IMCTV - Cable - 1.9% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cumberland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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 Cumberland
Data from our research team shows that top ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since customers view caps as a strategy to discourage streaming, while providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can eat up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Cumberland
|Access Cable Television||Cable||95.1%+||200 Mbps|
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||9.8%+||25 Mbps|
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless||61.2%+||25 Mbps|
|GigaBeam Networks||Fixed Wireless||7.3%+||50 Mbps|
|Harlan Community Television||Cable||5.2%+||50 Mbps|
|Inter Mountain Cable||Cable||1.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|GigaBeam Networks||Fixed Wireless||31.0%+||75 Mbps|
|Harlan Community Television||Cable||21.0%+||50 Mbps|
|Inter Mountain Cable||Cable||6.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Cumberland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Cumberland||32.5 Mbps||10||$0.87 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +382.9 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.54 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +86.4 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +83.7 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +94.9 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +95.1 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|