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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Kentucky
Spectrum has the most coverage in Kentucky, providing cable and fiber internet in areas like Blowing Green, Lexington, Louisville, Madisonville, Owensboro, and Radcliff. AT&T has DSL internet not offered to new customers, and its fiber internet is far less accessible than Spectum’s cable internet in the same areas. Windstream has a smaller footprint than AT&T, providing fast fiber internet where AT&T doesn’t in many central Kentucky locations. Verizon’s DSL internet leaks in from Virginia, but you can’t get it.
Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars from customers in Kentucky.
That ranks Kentucky 22nd nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.Learn more about our methodology
Internet customer satisfaction in Kentucky
$79.56 average price per payment for internet, per household
81.6% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs
3.8/5 average customer service rating of internet services
3.8/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide
2.46 average people per household
$50,201 average income per household
42 average age per household
50% of population employed
Fastest internet providers in Kentucky
|Provider||Avg download speed||Avg upload speed||Availability||Order online|
|XFINITY||208.53 Mbps||21.04 Mbps||95.8%||View Plans for Xfinity|
|DUO Broadband||176.92 Mbps||26.72 Mbps||43.17%||View Plans for DUO Broadband|
|Armstrong||168.52 Mbps||27.67 Mbps||53.8%||View Plans for Armstrong|
|Highland Communication Services||168.33 Mbps||97.64 Mbps||60.32%||View Plans for Highland Communication Services|
Internet by tech type
|Internet tech type||Avg download speed||% of people with access||% availability||Learn more|
|5G Home||228.27 Mbps||83.02%||94.22%||See all providers for 5G Home|
|Cable||729.38 Mbps||91.91%||84.57%||See all providers for Cable|
|DSL||592.73 Mbps||66.91%||70.94%||See all providers for DSL|
|Fiber||2983.16 Mbps||59.8%||82.67%||See all providers for Fiber|
|Fixed Wireless||49.47 Mbps||24.65%||70.6%||See all providers for Fixed Wireless|
|LTE Home||99 Mbps||9.58%||99%||See all providers for LTE Home|
|Satellite||98.15 Mbps||96.22%||100%||See all providers for Satellite|
Best cities for internet in Kentucky
Cities in Kentucky with the fastest internet
Fort Campbell North is the best city in Kentucky for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Crestwood and Independence also earn top rankings, according to our data.
The most connected cities in Kentucky
Louisville is the most internet-connected city in Kentucky. Louisville makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Louisville's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Millwood and Mc Roberts also make it to the top of our list.
HighSpeedInternet.com relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.