Internet providers in Franklin, KY

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Franklin internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Franklin 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 Franklin area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Franklin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Franklin, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the Franklin area, and 96.16% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Franklin's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Franklin

The largest internet providers in Franklin are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Franklin.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Franklin residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 96% of the area. Franklin’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Franklin residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Franklin 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $1.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Franklin. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 261 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Franklin covering 96% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $47.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $1.48.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Franklin. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 261 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Franklin 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 $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $47.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $1.48.

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 Franklin. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 261 Mbps.

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Franklin, KY internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 18 MbpsDSL99%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 987 MbpsCable96%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Brandenburg Cellular Corporation - -Wireless100%
ViaSat, Inc. $50/mo. 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Franklin with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 96% of households in Franklin. The next fastest internet provider in Franklin is HughesNet, offering download speeds up to 25 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Franklin with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $47.49.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.