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Internet providers in Benton, KY

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Benton, KY internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Mediacom $19.99 100 - 1,000 MbpsCable75%
Cameron Communications $30.00 6 - 15 MbpsFiber-optic5.380%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Benton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Benton 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 Benton area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Benton residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.400% of those living in Benton.

There are six internet providers serving the Benton area, and 99.15% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Benton's six internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Benton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 101 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
Mediacom 128 Mbps 21 Mbps Cable
AT&T 22 Mbps 27 Mbps DSL
Viasat 10 Mbps 3 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Benton

The largest internet providers in Benton are AT&T, Spectrum, and Mediacom bringing DSL and cable options to Benton.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Benton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Benton’s third most-available internet provider, Mediacom, offers cable to around 75% of Benton residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Benton covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Benton to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Benton, $48.33.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Benton, $0.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Benton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Benton's providers, 196 Mbps.

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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 Benton covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Benton 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 Benton, $48.33.

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 Benton, $0.64.

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 Benton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Benton's providers, 196 Mbps.

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Mediacom cable internet

Provider
Mediacom
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

50 Mbps

Average availability

75%

Cable from Mediacom offers broadband to most households in Benton covering 75% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Mediacom start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Benton, $48.33.

Mediacom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Benton, $0.64.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Mediacom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 50 Mbps in Benton. These download speeds are available to 75% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Benton's providers, 196 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Benton, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Benton, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Benton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Benton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Benton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Benton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Benton with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Benton. The next fastest internet provider in Benton is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps* to 100% of the area.

Mediacom offers the cheapest internet in Benton with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Benton, $48.33.

Cameron Communications is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Benton, covering 5.380% of the city.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.