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Internet Providers in Letcher, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Letcher, Kentucky
FCC data is the backbone for the Letcher-area broadband availability facts presented on BroadbandNow. Since launching in 2014, we've examined 141 rows of FCC and privatized databases about Internet availability within Letcher. Our researchers have hand-gathered provider pricing for 103 home Internet plans in Letcher. There isn't currently sufficient speed test information for measuring how real-world network speeds compare to marketed speeds in Letcher. The local data vizualizations on this page will be manually updated once we have sufficient results to illustrate results over time.
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone is also a common broadband option in Letcher. They offer mainly Cable connections in practically one hundred percent of the area. GigaBeam Networks is another alternative wireless service for 64 percent of Letcher. Keep in mind this option needs roof access and line of site with a GigaBeam Networks access point.
The average Letcher customer has 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Competition is good. It tends to improve prices. This competition isn't distributed evenly, however. A surprising 43.16 of the local population still has only one or fewer choices for true broadband Internet services.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Letcher.
To summarize, the most common broadband choices within Letcher are Satellite and Cable. The granular coverage maps and speed test data seen below illustrate how the actual speed results differ when comparing neighborhoods and Internet providers in the area.
- There are 6 internet providers in Letcher with 5 of those offering residential service
Internet Statistics 2021
43.2% of consumers in Letcher100 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 Letcher, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Thacker-Grigsby Internet||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||56.8%|
|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%|
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.