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Internet Providers in Drakesboro, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Drakesboro, Kentucky
Drakesboro has a total of 9 broadband providers with home connections. Including business ISPs, there are 14 companies overall, like WATCH Communications.
Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Drakesboro. virtually one hundred percent of the Drakesboro area can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet for Drakesboro is 25 megabits per second.
When we're looking at network technology installed in the city, we see that the most frequently available hardwired broadband tech options are IPBB and Fixed Wireless and Cable, with 61.40% and 76.95% respectively. Television companies are where customers look for cable home Internet service, because they can utilize their existing coaxial TV cables — which already connect to most homes — to connect subscribers to Internet service. Drakesboro-area subscribers to cable ISPs such as XFINITY from Comcast often select it thanks to the combination of low prices for decent speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)
The average household in Drakesboro will have 3 providers at any given location, or precisely 3.99 Internet providers per census block. Only 44.03 percent of the Drakesboro population have one option for residential broadband.
The broadband coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on government data and privatized data collected from providers or through private sources. Statistics about speed data is sourced from M-Labs, which is a speed test tool shown within our site as well as Google and Chrome queries. The BroadbandNow market research team has hand-sourced package price and plan details on 311 broadband deals in Drakesboro as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
44.0% of consumers in Drakesboro800 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 Drakesboro, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||77.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||61.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|LOGAN TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE||10 Mbps||DSL||13m 39s||5.9%|
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 in Drakesboro
Data from our research team suggests that popular ISPs use data caps on residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since customers view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain data caps are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the culprit is streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Compare Drakesboro to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Drakesboro||4.1 Mbps||10||$2.40 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +530.3 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +144.7 Mbps )||17 ( +7 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +156.5 Mbps )||15 ( +5 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +165.4 Mbps )||23 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +158 Mbps )||8 ( -2 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|