Internet providers in Louisville, KY

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Louisville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Louisville 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 Louisville area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Louisville 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 30% of those living in Louisville.

There are six internet providers serving the Louisville area, and 99.67% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Louisville's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Louisville

The largest internet providers in Louisville are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Louisville.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Louisville residents, covering 99% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 30% of the area. Louisville’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of Louisville residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Louisville 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 Louisville, $47.99.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Louisville, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Louisville. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Louisville's providers, 332 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

30%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Louisville covering 30% of the area.

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

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Louisville, $47.99.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Louisville, $0.79.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Louisville. These download speeds are available to 30% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Louisville's providers, 332 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Louisville 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 Louisville, $47.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Louisville, $0.79.

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 Louisville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Louisville's providers, 332 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Louisville, KY internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 30%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 100 Mbps DSL 99%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 100%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 Mbps DSL 1.128%
Windstream $29.99/mo. 10 - 100 Mbps Fiber-optic 0.223%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Louisville with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 30% of households in Louisville. The next fastest internet provider in Louisville is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Louisville with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Louisville, $47.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Louisville, covering 30% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in Louisville and is available to 0.223% of households.

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.

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%.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.