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Internet providers in Ashland, KY

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Ashland, KY internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL99%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.124%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable1.209%
Armstrong - -Cable2.069%
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Ashland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Ashland is comparable to the rest of Kentucky - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Ashland area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Ashland residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 44% of those living in Ashland.

There are seven internet providers serving the Ashland area, and 99.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ashland's seven internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 2,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Ashland

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 78 Mbps 61 Mbps DSL
Armstrong 119 Mbps 13 Mbps Cable
Spectrum 59 Mbps 33 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Ashland

The largest internet providers in Ashland are Spectrum, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Ashland.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Ashland residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Ashland’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Ashland residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Ashland covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ashland residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $51.24.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ashland, $0.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Ashland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ashland's providers, 288 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Ashland covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ashland where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $51.24.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ashland, $0.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Ashland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ashland's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$69.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Ashland covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Ashland where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $69.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $51.24.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.83 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ashland, $0.47.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Ashland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ashland's providers, 288 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Windstream is the fastest internet provider in Ashland with download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Ashland. The next fastest internet provider in Ashland is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps to 1.124% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Ashland with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ashland, $51.24.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ashland, covering 1.124% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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