Internet providers in Owensboro, KY

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Owensboro internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Owensboro 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 Owensboro area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Owensboro residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 83% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 5.770% of those living in Owensboro.

There are seven internet providers serving the Owensboro area, and 83.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Owensboro's seven internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Owensboro

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Owensboro residents, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Owensboro’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Owensboro 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

82%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Owensboro covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Owensboro 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 Owensboro, $52.49.

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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Owensboro, $1.19.

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 Owensboro. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Owensboro's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

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

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Owensboro 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 Owensboro, $52.49.

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 Owensboro, $1.19.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Owensboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Owensboro's providers, 39 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 Owensboro covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Owensboro 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Owensboro, $52.49.

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 Owensboro, $1.19.

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 Owensboro. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Owensboro's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Owensboro, KY internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 18 Mbps DSL 82%
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 100 Mbps Cable 100%
Owensboro Municipal Utilities - - Fiber-optic 5.766%
American Broadband Communications et al. - - DSL 1.232%
American Broadband Communications et al. - - Wired 0.019%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Owensboro Municipal Utilities is the fastest internet provider in Owensboro with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 5.766% of households in Owensboro. The next fastest internet provider in Owensboro is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Owensboro with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Owensboro, $52.49.

Owensboro Municipal Utilities is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Owensboro, covering 5.766% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.