Internet Providers in Shelby Gap, KY
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Residential Internet Statistics for Shelby Gap, KY
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$83.25|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Shelby Gap, Kentucky
Internet Access in Shelby Gap, Kentucky
The average Shelby Gap household has access to Internet service from 1 different providers.
The data on this page comes from FCC filings, and is validated using privatized databases and direct provider reporting to create more useful results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points annually.
Considering network tech available across Shelby Gap, the most frequently available wired Internet connection varieties are Cable (90.79 percent coverage) and Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage). Television corporations are usually the source for cable home Internet service, since they can utilize their existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Shelby Gap subscribers to cable service providers like Suddenlink Communications generally select it because of the combination of low prices for workable speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.)
Suddenlink Communications is an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer 90 percent coverage and a top speed of 150 Mbps.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Shelby Gap so far as coverage area. As the interactive maps below illustrate, these ISPs frequently compete at addresses in different neighborhoods around Shelby Gap.
Internet Statistics 2021
95.5% of consumers in Shelby Gap400 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Shelby Gap, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Inter Mountain Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||4.5%|
|Suddenlink Communications||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||90.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||5 Mbps||IPBB||27m 18s||4.5%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
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 Video Streaming Around Shelby Gap
Data collected by our market researchers shows that some of the popular providers in Shelby Gap place some sort of limit on streaming on residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since users see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.