Internet Providers in Slaughters, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Slaughters, KY
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $50

Internet Access in Slaughters, Kentucky

Information on BroadbandNow is calculated from the FCC's bi-annual coverage reporting. We leverage direct provider reports and other privatized datasets to further validate that data on a census block or lit address level. Pricing and plan data is collected manually by our data analysis team. BroadbandNow has aggregated 134 broadband deals in and near Slaughters. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 806 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

DSL Internet from phone providers is widely available compared to other Internet options in Slaughters because virtually every house in Slaughters is wired with phone lines. Therefore, since most local addresses are already serviceable for landline wiring, it makes sense that Slaughters has 52.84 percent DSL coverage.

AT&T Internet is one of the top three providers in Slaughters, available to 88 percent of residents. Q Wireless is another company worth knowing about. While fixed wireless Internet isn't as well-known as cable or DSL, it it offers similar speed and quality.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Slaughters.

Click into the map below to explore broadband competition at a granular census block level. Although the majority of blocks have around 4-5 choices, others can be less fortunate or may only have one provider in their area.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Slaughters with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Slaughters is the 410th most connected city in Kentucky behind Robards, Hanson, Sebree, Dixon, and Madisonville.
  • The fastest zip code in Slaughters for July 2021 is 42456. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Slaughters, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 88.7%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Slaughters

Slaughters Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Slaughters is the 410th most connected city in Kentucky behind Robards, Hanson, Sebree, Dixon, and Madisonville.

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 Webster 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.

As of this month, 42456 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Slaughters.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Webster County, approximately 4,000 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 Slaughters

Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the top providers currently place a limit on data use on home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue lately because subscribers view them as a strategy to limit "cord cutting". Providers maintain that caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Slaughters to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Slaughters 509.6 Mbps 7 $2.56 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +24.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -360.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -349 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -340.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -347.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )