Internet Providers in East Point, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for East Point, KY
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $80.75

Internet Access in East Point, Kentucky

East Point residences have an average of 2.35 providers available to them. This is normal, since the majority of companies that provide Internet have their roots as cable TV or landline phone providers, and most houses are equipped for both.

Viasat Internet is the most common option in East Point. The company is accessible for close to one hundred percent of East Point. HughesNet is the most common second option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest package advertised by HughesNet in East Point is 25 Mbps.

Looking at network tech offered within the city, the most common physical wire broadband Internet technology options are IPBB and Fixed Wireless (90.05 percent coverage) and Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage).

Shentel provides a common second choice. They offer a maximum speed of 300 Mbps.

Coverage data on this page comes via FCC reported data, which compels companies in East Point to submit coverage data biannually. By using direct relationships with ISPs nationally, we are able to cross-validate this data with privatized data submitted via telecoms. Our speed averages are calculated based on actual speed tests originating from the East Point area.

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 East Point, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Foothills Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 19.5%
Suddenlink Communications 940 Mbps Cable 8s 1.2%
Shentel 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 25 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 5m 27s 90.1%

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East Point is the 173rd most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Van Lear, Paintsville, and Staffordsville, but behind Hagerhill and Prestonsburg.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Floyd 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: 20% of people living in East Point 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 46% of East Point 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 Floyd County, approximately 2,000 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 Limits Among East Point Internet Service Providers

Internet providers have decided to add data limits onto residential Internet plans as of late. This trend holds true in the East Point market, with common Internet choices such as Shentel selling plans with data caps. This doesn't matter for the majority of customers, but can affect those that upload a lot of HD or 4K video. Data caps on cable bundles tend to be about one Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than 1% of customers, according to a report from Comcast. Shentel customers in East Point are advised to verify data limits when signing up, and not presume them based on statements online.

Compare East Point to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
East Point 24.2 Mbps 7 $0.82 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +510.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +124.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +136.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +145.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +137.9 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )