Internet Providers in Dry Ridge, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dry Ridge, KY
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.99

Internet Access in Dry Ridge, Kentucky

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Dry Ridge. HughesNet is also widely available.

The average Dry Ridge home has 2 providers that can provide service at that address. Competition is desireable. It results in two ISPs competing on prices at a given address. This competition isn't distributed evenly, though. A surprising 5.88 of residents still have only one option for broadband service.

Looking at the network technologies within Dry Ridge, there are basically two options: cable and DSL (think Cincinnati Bell).

Cincinnati Bell is another commonly available broadband option for Dry Ridge, offering DSL service with coverage in 94 percent of the area.

The broadband access stats on the page below are calculated from public government data and private datasets we collect from telecoms, or via private third parties. Average statistics about speed data comes via M-Labs, which is the speed test utility shown within our site as well as Google and Chrome search results. Our market researchers have hand-validated pricing and plan details on 201 broadband plans and bundles in Dry Ridge to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Dry Ridge, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Cincinnati Bell 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
White Cloud Communications 200 Mbps Cable 40s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Cincinnati Bell 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dry Ridge, Kentucky

  • Cincinnati Bell - Fiber - 75.9% Availability in Dry Ridge - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Cincinnati Bell - DSL - 95.0% Availability in Dry Ridge - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 83.4% Availability in Dry Ridge - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • White Cloud Communications - Cable - 2.6% Availability in Dry Ridge - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dry Ridge - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dry Ridge - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dry Ridge

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Dry Ridge is the 145th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Williamstown, Verona, Morning View, and De Mossville, but behind Crittenden.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 400 people in Grant County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 69% of people living in Dry Ridge have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 94% of Dry Ridge residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Grant County, approximately 900 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 Around Dry Ridge

Data from our research team shows that top providers in Dry Ridge place a limit on streaming for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers explain caps are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dry Ridge

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Cincinnati Bell Fiber 75.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Cincinnati Bell DSL 95.0%+ 50 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 83.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Williamstown Skywire Fixed Wireless 41.1%+ 10 Mbps
White Cloud Communications Cable 2.6%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Cincinnati Bell Business Fiber 88.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 65.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 2.7%+ -- Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 1.2%+ 940 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Copper 1.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Dry Ridge to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dry Ridge 75.1 Mbps 7 $0.24 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +340.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +43.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +41.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +52.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +52.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )