How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Stambaugh, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Stambaugh, Kentucky
As evidence in the listings on this page, wireless Internet provides the only realistic Internet technology for Stambaugh and the surrounding area.
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Stambaugh residents. The provider is accessible for near one hundred percent of Stambaugh addresses. HughesNet is also a common option, providing virtually one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite broadband service. The fastest Internet plan we've found for HughesNet in Stambaugh is 25 Mbps.
As of recent FCC reports, 100 percent of households (300 residents total) have a single choice for home Internet, or none at all.
Foothills Broadband provides a common alternative. They offer a maximum download speed of 1,000 Mbps.
Broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from public government data and privatized datasets collected from telecom industry sources, or through unlisted third parties. Statistics regarding speed data comes primarily from M-Labs, the speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow and Google and Chrome search results. Our market research team has manually filed pricing and service data on 82 broadband offerings in Stambaugh as of 2021.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Stambaugh300 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 Stambaugh, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Foothills Broadband||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|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 Stambaugh
Data from our research team shows that popular providers in the area place a limit on streaming on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users view caps as a tactic to limit streaming, while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.