Internet Providers in Sassafras, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sassafras, KY
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 15
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $83.96

Internet Access in Sassafras, Kentucky

The most commonly available wired network options in Sassafras are Satellite lines and Cable. FCC filings suggest Satellite reaches a practically one hundred percent spread in Sassafras, in contrast with the 99.24 percent Cable availability.

Thacker-Grigsby Telephone as well as Windstream also have Internet service in Sassafras, with shared territory in some parts of town.

The plans displayed on this page are collected by hand through our data science and research team.

Most households within Sassafras have two or more Internet providers available to choose from, although this number may change depending on the neighborhood. The mapping tool on this page illustrates how competition shifts around the city.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, covering near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, is available for practically one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat is 35 Mbps. HughesNet advertised as high as 25 Mbps. Anything over 10 Mbps will be enough to view SD video on WiFi, but becomes problematic for large households or bandwidth-intensive apps such as Google Hangouts and etc. Explore the availability maps below to see how Internet options compare on a granular level in Sassafras.

  • There are 6 internet providers in Sassafras with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Sassafras is the 124th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Whitesburg and Viper, but behind Bulan, Hindman, and Hazard.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sassafras, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone 1,000 Mbps Cable, DSL, and Fiber 8s
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sassafras, Kentucky

  • Thacker-Grigsby Telephone - 99.2% Availability in Sassafras - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Windstream - 93.0% Availability in Sassafras - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Sassafras - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Sassafras - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sassafras

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Sassafras is the 124th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Whitesburg and Viper, but behind Bulan, Hindman, and Hazard.

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

Fiber Availability: 33% of people living in Sassafras 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 Sassafras 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 Knott County, approximately 100 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sassafras

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone Cable, DSL, and Fiber 99.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Windstream DSL 93.0%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Thacker-Grigsby Telephone DSL, Cable, and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps