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Internet Providers in Viper, Kentucky
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Internet Access in Viper, Kentucky
Information on BroadbandNow is based on biannual FCC provider territory reporting. Our data also includes direct reporting from providers to validate the information on a census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data is hand-gathered manually by our market research division. BroadbandNow has collected and verified 131 broadband deals in and near Viper since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 193 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.
Cable TV and Internet and DSL providers like Windstream are the top broadband network systems with availability in Viper.
Windstream is also a common Internet option in Viper. They offer mainly DSL connections in near one hundred percent of Viper.
On a granular census block level, competition between providers averages out to 1.99 per household.
According to the latest FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Viper as measured by coverage. As the maps below illustrate, the more common providers often overlap in most blocks around Viper.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Viper, Kentucky
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Thacker-Grigsby Telephone||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s||99.3%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Viper
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 and Video Streaming Around Viper
Data collected by our researchers suggests that some of the top ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on streaming for their home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue because users see them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Viper to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Viper||25.8 Mbps||4||$2.83 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +519.8 Mbps )||19 ( +15 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +135.5 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +155.1 Mbps )||17 ( +13 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +160.8 Mbps )||24 ( +20 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +153.3 Mbps )||9 ( +5 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|