How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 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 Dema, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Dema, Kentucky
As you can see in the data listed below, wireless service is the only realistic Internet choice for Dema and the surrounding area.
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Dema residents. near one hundred percent of Dema census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most common second option, with coverage in near one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Dema is 25 Mbps.
Thacker-Grigsby Internet provides a common alternative. They offer virtually one hundred percent local availability and a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps.
The Internet access information listed here comes from provider coverage reports, and is validated using privatized databases and direct provider reporting to provide more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is sourced by our research team, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year.
For a look at broadband competition around the area, activate the map below and use the zoom tools to explore. Averaged across all addresses, the average density of market availability is 1.36 providers covering each census block. This low level of competition leaves 64.47 percent of residents with only one choice, or no coverage at all.
Internet Statistics 2021
64.5% of consumers in Dema200 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 Dema, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Thacker-Grigsby Internet||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|Thacker-Grigsby Telephone||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s||35.5%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
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 Cord Cutting in Dema
Data from our market researchers shows that many of the common ISPs in Dema place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since users view them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers maintain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hr.