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< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Saint Charles, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Saint Charles, Kentucky
Saint Charles features only two major Internet technology options to grapple with — cable (69.36% availability) and DSL (83.08% availability). Cable broadband is generally delivered from cable TV providers, using pre-existing coaxial copper TV lines mounted on utility poles or buried in the road. DSL Internet, similarly, is sent via phone lines. The majority of Saint Charles neighborhoods and addresses have access to both cable service or DSL from two alternating providers.
There is above-average competition between providers within Saint Charles, but 100 residents don't have access to more than one provider. This means that if they aren't satisfied with their provider, they have to rely on a poor quality wireless option. Luckily, this isn't the norm in Saint Charles. The majority of households have 3-4 choices for broadband-grade Internet service.
The packages displayed here are collected by hand through our data team. Our team has aggregated 221 Internet packages in the area around Saint Charles, in total.
Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Saint Charles.
Besides the Internet providers listed above, AT&T Internet is a third choice for coverage in 92 percent of Saint Charles.
Internet Statistics 2021
28.4% of consumers in Saint Charles100 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 Saint Charles, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||13.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||92.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|EarthLink||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||83.1%|
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
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.
Data Caps and Cord Cutting in Saint Charles
Data from our research team shows that some of the top providers in the area place some sort of limit on data use on home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since customers see them as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers insist that caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which can use 1–7GB per hour.