Internet Providers in Russell, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Russell, KY
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $60.14

Internet Access in Russell, Kentucky

The Russell area has two widely available Internet options: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network offers download speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for near one hundred percent of the city. HughesNet offers Satellite. They have coverage in practically one hundred percent of the area and advertise download speeds up to 25 Mbps.

Windstream provides an second choice to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a top speed of 300 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet access in Russell. fixed wireless companies like King Street Wireless are able to deliver 1 Mbps using wireless technology. There are also 3 providers in Russell selling enterprise and business technologies such as SD-WAN and MPLS. The small business listings here include all providers with business plans online, although some sell both residential and business broadband.

The data on this page comes via FCC coverage reports, and is validated using privatized data sources to provide more granular resources than governmental websites. Speeds and pricing data is generated by our data experts, who collect tens of thousands of data points annually.

In terms of Internet availability, the average location in Russell has 3 companies at a given address.

In summary, the most common Internet services in Russell are Cable and Satellite. The granular coverage maps and public speed test data seen below show how the real-world speed statistics differ between each of the zip codes and Internet providers in Russell.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Russell, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 300 Mbps DSL 27s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Russell, Kentucky

  • Windstream - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Russell - Speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 93.5% Availability in Russell - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 8.6% Availability in Russell - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Armstrong - Cable - 8.3% Availability in Russell - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Russell - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Russell - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Russell is the 136th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Catlettsburg, Ironton, and Greenup, but behind Ashland and Flatwoods.

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

Approximately 70 people in Greenup 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: 9% of people living in Russell 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 99% of Russell 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 Greenup County, approximately 800 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.

Internet access in Russell neighborhoods

We've collected data on Broadband coverage across all these communities in Russell: Raceland.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Russell

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL 100% 300 Mbps
King Street Wireless Fixed Wireless 100% 1.0 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 93.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
ConnectLink Fixed Wireless 11.1%+ 6 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 8.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Armstrong Cable 8.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 58.4%+ 940 Mbps
Armstrong Cable 15.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Armstrong Fiber 15.2%+ 500 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 6.7%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Russell to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Russell 52.5 Mbps 8 $0.77 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +362.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +66.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +63.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +74.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +75.1 Mbps ) 8 $0.34 ( $0.00 )