Internet Providers in Wheelwright, KY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Wheelwright, KY
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $114

Internet Access in Wheelwright, Kentucky

As it stands, there are 5 ISPs in Wheelwright marketing home connections, and a total of 7 including specialized business and mobile providers.

As of the latest government reporting, 65.78 percent of residents (500 residents total) are limited to a single choice for wired Internet service, or in some rare cases none at all.

Viasat Internet is the most likely option for Wheelwright residents. The company is accessible for practically one hundred percent of Wheelwright. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving near one hundred percent of Wheelwright with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package for Wheelwright is 25 Mbps.

The data listed here is sourced from provider coverage reports, and is validated through private databases to create more granular results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.

In summary, Satellite and Cable are the most widespread network types in Wheelwright. The coverage maps and speed test data below show how the actual speed test and performance results vary between each of the zip codes and ISPs in the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Wheelwright, Kentucky

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Inter Mountain Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Coalfields Telephone Company 8 Mbps DSL 17m 4s
Inter-Mountain Cable 8 Mbps DSL 17m 4s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Wheelwright, Kentucky

  • IMCTV - Cable - 99.5% Availability in Wheelwright - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Coalfields - DSL - 34.2% Availability in Wheelwright - Speeds up to 8 Mbps
  • Inter-Mountain Cable - DSL - 34.2% Availability in Wheelwright - Speeds up to 8 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wheelwright - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Wheelwright - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Wheelwright

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Wheelwright is the 616th most connected city in Kentucky behind Hindman, Shelbiana, Mc Dowell, Jenkins, and Virgie.

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 34% of Wheelwright 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 Caps Among Wheelwright Internet Service Providers

Internet providers have been moving to add data limits to their consumer broadband plans recently. The trend holds true in Wheelwright, with common ISPs like IMCTV adding plans with data caps. It's not a large issue for most residents, but might be an issue for those who stream a lot of 4K video. Data caps for cable packages tend to be about one Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than one percent of Internet users, according to a report from Xfinity. Inter Mountain Cable customers are advised to double check data use policies before signing up. Do not presume them based on online statements.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Wheelwright

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Inter Mountain Cable Cable 99.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Coalfields Telephone Company DSL 34.2%+ 8 Mbps
Inter-Mountain Cable DSL 34.2%+ 8 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Inter Mountain Cable Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Wheelwright to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Wheelwright 37.3 Mbps 5 $0.83 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +378.1 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +81.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +78.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +90.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +90.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )