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Internet providers in Covington, KY

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Cincinnati Bell $34.99 5 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic74%
Cincinnati Bell $34.99 5 - 30 MbpsDSL53%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Covington internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Covington 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 Covington area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Covington residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 74% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 71% of those living in Covington.

There are four internet providers serving the Covington area, and 98.14% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Covington's four internet providers, prices start at $34.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Covington

The largest internet providers in Covington are Spectrum and Cincinnati Bell bringing cable, fiber-optic, and DSL options to Covington.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Covington residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Cincinnati Bell, which covers 74% of the area. Covington’s third most-available internet provider, Cincinnati Bell, offers DSL to around 53% of Covington residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Covington, $47.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Covington, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Covington. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Covington's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Cincinnati Bell fiber-optic internet

Provider

Cincinnati Bell

Starting price*
$34.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

250 Mbps

Average availability

74%

Fiber-optic from Cincinnati Bell offers broadband to most households in Covington covering 74% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Cincinnati Bell is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Covington than other internet types.

Internet prices for Cincinnati Bell start at $34.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Covington, $47.49.

Cincinnati Bell customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Covington, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cincinnati Bell offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 250 Mbps in Covington. These download speeds are available to 74% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Covington's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Cincinnati Bell DSL internet

Provider

Cincinnati Bell

Starting price*
$34.99/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

53%

DSL from Cincinnati Bell offers broadband to about half of households in Covington covering 53% of the area.

DSL internet from Cincinnati Bell uses telephone lines in Covington 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 Cincinnati Bell start at $34.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Covington, $47.49.

Cincinnati Bell customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Covington, $1.76.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cincinnati Bell offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Covington. These download speeds are available to 53% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Covington's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Covington and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Covington at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Covington at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Covington residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Cincinnati Bell is the fastest internet provider in Covington with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 74% of households in Covington. The next fastest internet provider in Covington is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Cincinnati Bell offers the cheapest internet in Covington with plans starting at $34.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Covington, $47.49.

Cincinnati Bell is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Covington, covering 74% of the city.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.