Internet Providers in Paintsville, Kentucky

Most Popular Internet Providers in Paintsville, Kentucky:

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  • 1. AT&T Internet
    73% Available
    73%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    20 Mbps
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    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 3
    • Speed Range: 25-100mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $45 - $129.99
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Suddenlink
    80.4% Available
    80.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 10
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes standard installation.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $143.99
    Deal
    There are 13 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    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
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    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. EarthLink
    73.8% Available
    73.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
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    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-25mbps
    • Connection: DSL
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $59.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
  • 6. 6. T-Mobile Home Internet
    12.3% Available
    12.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    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
  • 7. 7. Foothills Broadband
    96.6% Available
    96.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $69.95 - $109.95
  • 8. 8. Shentel
    4.7% Available
    4.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    50 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes installation.
    • Price Range: $50 - $200
1 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Paintsville. See All
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. Appalachian Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $20 - $700
  • 3. T-Mobile
    74.9% Available
    74.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    0.768 Mbps
    Download
    0.2 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-0.768mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider

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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 297 Internet plans in and near Paintsville in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 38 records as of 2021. 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.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 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%
EarthLink 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 73.8%
T-Mobile Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 12.3%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Paintsville

Paintsville Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Paintsville is the 378th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Staffordsville and Flatgap, but behind Hagerhill, Prestonsburg, and Van Lear.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Data Caps in Paintsville

Data collected by our research team shows that many of the common ISPs in Paintsville currently use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers view them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare Paintsville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Paintsville 79.6 Mbps 9 $0.43 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +466 Mbps ) 19 ( +10 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +81.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +101.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +107 Mbps ) 24 ( +15 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +99.5 Mbps ) 9 $0.39 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Paintsville

Great service

Very reliable. The internet bandwidth is poor and doesn't work back in my bedroom, it works great in my living room though so I guess it's fine.