Internet Providers in Ermine, Kentucky

Most Popular Internet Providers in Ermine, Kentucky:

Showing 1 to 5 Providers

  • 1. 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 2. 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Thacker-Grigsby Telephone
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    250 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-250mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $124.95
  • 4. 4. GigaBeam Networks
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    100 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $59 - $149
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 5. 5. Thacker-Grigsby Internet
    98.9% Available
    98.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    100 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $79.95 - $299.95
  • 1. 1. Thacker-Grigsby Telephone
    99.5% Available
    99.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    500 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $699.99 - $699.99
  • 2. 2. Thacker-Grigsby Telephone
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    500 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $699.95

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Internet Access in Ermine, Kentucky

The average Ermine census block is serviceable by 2.99 telecom providers. As a result, most households within city limits have at least 2 choices so far as Internet.

The data on this page is primarily sourced via provider coverage reports, and is enhanced using private databases to create more useful resources than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Data about speed and pricing of specific Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually. There are a total of 117 plans in Ermine since 2014, with 27 Internet plans currently active in the area.

Thacker-Grigsby Telephone provides an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Ermine with near one hundred percent availability and a maximum download speed of 250 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only choice for Internet service in Ermine. fixed wireless providers such as GigaBeam Networks are able to offer 50 Mbps over wireless technology.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread option in Ermine. close to one hundred percent of Ermine census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most likely second option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's fastest package in Ermine is 25 megabits per second download.

When choosing an broadband service, fiber is the top-performing choice in Ermine, for most customers. All Internet providers use fiber-optic cables to transmit data over long distances, but only true "Fiber to the Home" providers bring that fiber connection all the way to subscriber buildings. Other technologies in the listings above compete on pricing and flexibility rather than pure download and upload speeds.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Ermine, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Thacker-Grigsby Internet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 98.9%
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone 250 Mbps Cable 32s 100.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Ermine

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Ermine is the 291st most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Jenkins and Appalachia, but behind Pound, Cumberland, and Whitesburg.

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

Approximately 300 people in Letcher 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: 99% of people living in Ermine 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 99% of Ermine 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 Letcher County, approximately 800 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 Ermine

Data collected by our researchers suggests that many of the common providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on data use for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked since subscribers see caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers maintain that data caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can use 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Ermine to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Ermine 36.1 Mbps 5 $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +498.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +112.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +124.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +133.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +126 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )