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Internet Providers in Sidney, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Sidney, Kentucky
Government-sourced Form 477 data is the backbone of Sidney broadband coverage facts listed on this page. We've crunched 217 rows of governmental and privatized data on Internet access in Sidney. Our research division has manually gathered local pricing on 115 Internet deals in Sidney. We don't have enough speed test data to measure how local network speeds measure up to advertised plan speeds for Sidney residents. The data vizualizations on this page will be updated once there are sufficient results to show averages long-term.
27.26 percent of Sidney residents (300 residents total) are limited to only one option for wired Internet.
Viasat Internet is currently the most likely option for Sidney residents. practically one hundred percent of Sidney census blocks can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, serving virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet in Sidney is 25 Mbps.
Inter Mountain Cable provides an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet), serving Sidney with a top download speed of 750 Mbps.
In summary, you're frequently faced with a choice between IPBB and Satellite. The coverage maps and speed test data seen below illustrate where the real-world speed and performance results vary between zip codes and Internet providers in Sidney.
Internet Statistics 2021
27.3% of consumers in Sidney300 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 Sidney, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Inter Mountain Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||89.8%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||12 Mbps||IPBB||11m 22s||76.1%|
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.
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 in Sidney
Many Internet providers have moved to add "data caps" to their consumer broadband packages recently. This market trend is certainly true for the Sidney market, with common providers like IMCTV selling plans with data caps. This won't really matter for most customers, but is liable to affect those that share the plan with family or "power users" who download or upload a large amount of high-def content. Data caps on cable plans tend to be in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte. This is more than is used by 99% of users. Potential Inter Mountain Cable customers should double check data caps when signing up, and not presume them based soley on statements online.