Internet Providers in Tram, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Tram, KY
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $100.2

Internet Access in Tram, Kentucky

Tram has 4 residential Internet Service Providers, or 6 if you include business and mobile. Consumers have access to 4 choices for wired Internet such as DSL or cable.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Tram.

Cable and DSL are the two dominant broadband options within the Tram area. They are fighting for customers at most addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable network speed is usually stronger. That said, big-picture metrics seen with either system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block based on the network quality in that neighborhood.

Looking at the less well-developed communities within Tram, as many as 55 people are left with one or fewer options for wired Internet service.

The broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of governmental data and private data we source from industry sources. Average statistics about speed and performance averages is sourced primarily via M-Labs, which is a speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google queries. Our research team has hand-gathered price and service data on 100 Internet plans and bundles for Tram as of 2021.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Tram, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Inter Mountain Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 85.4%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Tram

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Tram is the 437th most connected city in Kentucky ahead of Martin, Raccoon, and Harold, but behind Prestonsburg and Pikeville.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 1,000 people in Floyd 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.

Approximately 85% of Tram residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Floyd County, approximately 2,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming in Tram

Data from our research team suggests that top providers currently use data caps on home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because subscribers view them as a strategy to discourage video streaming. Providers maintain that they are a necessary tool for managing heavy network congestion. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Tram to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tram 19.5 Mbps 4 $0.85 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +514.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +129.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +141.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +150 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +142.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )