Internet Providers in Island, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Island, KY
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $51.23

Internet Access in Island, Kentucky

Island offers 9 residential Internet providers, and 15 if you include business and mobile. There are 5 broadband choices, which in Island usually means DSL service over copper telephone lines.

There is a decent level of competition between companies in Island. However, 100 people in the area still don't have access to more than one provider. This means that if they aren't pleased by the quality of service, they have no choice but to use a poor quality wireless option. However, this isn't the norm in Island — the majority of households have 5 choices for broadband-grade Internet service.

Coverage from the most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

The plans listed here are manually gathered by our data science and research division. We have gathered 237 packages in Island since 2014.

So, essentially, DSL and Satellite are the most widespread network technologies around Island. The map and user speed test data below illustrate how the actual speed test statistics differ between zip codes and ISPs in and around Island.

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Island, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
White Cloud Communications 200 Mbps Cable 40s 7.9%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 86.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 87.4%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Island

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Island is the 288th most connected city in Kentucky behind Bremen, Sacramento, Central City, Livermore, and Calhoun.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in McLean 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.

Approximately 86% of Island 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 McLean County, approximately 4,000 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.

Compare Island to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Island 663.2 Mbps 10 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( -128.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -514.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +7 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -502.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -493.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +13 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -501.1 Mbps ) 8 ( -2 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )