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Internet Providers in Sitka, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Sitka, Kentucky
Data on this page is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual broadband coverage reporting. BroadbandNow leverages direct provider reports to enhance that information on a census block level. Plane and pricing information is collected manually through our data science team. To date, we've found and verified 170 Internet plans in and near Sitka in the past few years. FCC Form 477 data is updated biannually. However, it often appears to BroadbandNow before governmental releases thanks to direct reports we receive from ISPs.
When we're looking at network tech being used Sitka, the most common physical wire broadband tech infrastructures are Satellite and Cable, with near one hundred percent and 13.22% respectively. TV companies are where customers look for cable home Internet, thanks to the fact that they can leverage existing TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect subscribers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for Sitka residents because of the strong speeds in an attainable price range.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet provider in Sitka. The company is available to practically one hundred percent of Sitka. HughesNet is the most likely followup option, providing near one hundred percent of local addresses with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan for Sitka is 25 Mbps.
Foothills Broadband provides a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps.
For more info, explore the map below. Averaged over all addresses, the average density of market competition is 1.13 service providers per census block. This low level of competition leaves 86.78 percent of consumers with inadequate Internet coverage, or no coverage at all.
Internet Statistics 2021
86.8% of consumers in Sitka800 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 Sitka, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Foothills Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|Suddenlink Communications||940 Mbps||Cable||8s||13.2%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Sitka
Data collected by our researchers suggests that common ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on home broadband connections. Data caps are disliked since users view them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.