Internet Providers in Sanders, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sanders, KY
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.77

Internet Access in Sanders, Kentucky

DSL service is the only wired network choice with a meaningful level of availability in Sanders proper. As of our latest data pull, it's available to 15.38 percent of the city. DSL Internet is delivered throughtraditional telephone wires you see on telephone poles, which is the reason it comes from telephone operators like AT&T Internet.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Sanders's primary wired broadband choices.

84.62 percent of Sanders is without a choice so far as broadband Internet service. This isn't a shock, since competition between providers is low. Residences in the city usually have 1-2 choices for Internet service, accounting for the entire local population.

We should note here that since FCC data is currently collected biannually and only released six months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. Our process incorporates availability and plan data directly from some major providers to help fix this problem.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, AT&T Internet is a third choice for Internet in 47 percent of Sanders. Wireless options are commonly available in the area, but the wired providers shown in our results virtually always provide high value pricing and performance. As shown in the map below, the vast majority of residents have access to some form of wired broadband.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Sanders with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Sanders is the 60th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Owenton, Warsaw, and Vevay, but behind Sparta and Worthville.

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 Sanders, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Cincinnati Bell 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 28.2%
White Cloud Communications 200 Mbps Cable 40s 37.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 25 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 5m 27s 47.1%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sanders

Sanders Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Sanders is the 60th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Owenton, Warsaw, and Vevay, but behind Sparta and Worthville.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Owen 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: 28% of people living in Sanders 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.

In Owen County, approximately 3,000 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 and Cord Cutting in Sanders

Data from our market research team shows that top providers in Sanders use data caps on residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because customers see caps as a tactic to limit video streaming, while providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Sanders to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sanders 5.8 Mbps 8 $2.56 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +528.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +143 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +154.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +163.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +156.3 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( $0.00 )