Internet Providers in Paintsville, KY

Residential Internet Statistics for Paintsville, KY
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $34.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Paintsville, Kentucky:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    73% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    73% Available
  • 2. Suddenlink
    80.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    80.4% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    12.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    12.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Foothills Broadband
    96.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    96.6% Available
  • 7. 7. Shentel
    4.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    4.7% Available
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Internet Access in Paintsville, Kentucky

Information shown here is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider coverage reports to enhance that data. Plan and pricing information on this page is aggregated manually by our data team. Locally, we've collected and verified 0 Internet plans in and near Paintsville in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 21 records as of 2022. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Foothills Broadband as well as Suddenlink Communications can also provide Internet service in Paintsville, with significant overlap in some neighborhoods.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

When we look at network choices, Fiber, cable, and DSL have strong coverage in the Paintsville area. Fiber service is generally the better network type. Fiber has 96.57 percent availability in Paintsville.

Click through the interactive map below to explore broadband options on a street level. As illustrated, while the majority of addresses have about 3-4 choices for service, others can be less fortunate or might be limited to one. In spite of network growth, a surprising 15.54 percent of local residents are in precisely this situation.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Paintsville, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Suddenlink Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 80.4%
Foothills Broadband 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 96.6%
Shentel 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 4.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 73.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 12.3%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Paintsville is the 378th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Staffordsville and Flatgap, but behind Hagerhill, Prestonsburg, and Van Lear.

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

Approximately 200 people in Johnson County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 97% of people living in Paintsville have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 84% of Paintsville residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Johnson County, approximately 200 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Paintsville

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Compare Paintsville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Paintsville 80.6 Mbps 11 $1.10 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +501.1 Mbps ) 22 ( +11 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +92.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +119.1 Mbps ) 20 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +121.6 Mbps ) 27 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +115.9 Mbps ) 11 $0.39 ( $0.00 )