Internet Providers in Hindman, Kentucky

Most Popular Internet Providers in Hindman, Kentucky:

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  • 1. Spectrum
    31.5% Available
    31.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. T-Mobile Home Internet
    Available
    25.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. 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 required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. Thacker-Grigsby Telephone
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    10 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-100mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $124.95
  • 6. 6. Thacker-Grigsby Telephone
    99.7% Available
    99.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-50mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $44.95 - $79.95
  • 7. 7. Thacker-Grigsby Internet
    89.9% Available
    89.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    75 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. Thacker-Grigsby Telephone
    88.2% Available
    88.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    500 Mbps
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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. Thacker-Grigsby Telephone
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    500 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $699.95
  • 3. Thacker-Grigsby Telephone
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    5 Mbps
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 6-50mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
  • 4. 4. Spectrum Business
    45.4% Available
    45.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Hindman, Kentucky

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

In terms of availability, the average home in Hindman will find 3-4 providers serving their location.

The data listed here comes from FCC filings. Data is confirmed using private data sources to output more accurate results than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by our research and analysis division, who collect tens of thousands of data points each year. We've catalogued 187 Hindman Internet plans since 2014, with 45 Internet deals currently active in the area.

Thacker-Grigsby Telephone provides a common second choice. They offer practically one hundred percent local coverage and a top download speed of 100 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only choice for Internet service in Hindman. fixed wireless providers such as T-Mobile Home Internet can reach 25 Mbps over wireless links.

In summary, Hindman's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a pattern seen in many Kentucky communities: strong coverage for cable and DSL Internet service, except that most residences are stuck with one company for subscribing to either Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern is normal because Broadband Internet companies used to be television and landline phone companies. So, they can use conveniently pre-built networks for delivering Internet service. Fiber network access is expanding as an alternative. While some "Fiber" plans aren't actually true "Fiber to the Home" connections, 89.93 percent of the area has access to fiber Internet reaching at least as far as a box near the property line.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hindman, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Thacker-Grigsby Internet 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 89.9%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 31.5%
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s 100.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s 99.7%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hindman

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Hindman is the 44th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Hazard, Whitesburg, Mc Dowell, and Viper, but behind Bulan.

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

Fiber Availability: 90% of people living in Hindman 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 100% of Hindman 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 Knott County, approximately 39 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 Hindman

Data from our market researchers shows that some of the top providers in the area use data caps for their home broadband plans. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Hindman to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hindman 22.1 Mbps 7 $0.78 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +523.5 Mbps ) 19 ( +12 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +139.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +158.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +164.5 Mbps ) 24 ( +17 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +157 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )