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Internet providers in Pikeville, KY

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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL79%
Suddenlink Communications $30 50 - 30 MbpsCable91%
Gearheart Communications - -Cable56%
Birch Communications - -DSL49%
Gearheart Communications - -DSL4.637%
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Pikeville internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Pikeville 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 Pikeville area will have access to cable, which covers 98% of Pikeville residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Pikeville, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are seven internet providers serving the Pikeville area, and 91.76% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Pikeville's seven internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 100 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Pikeville

The largest internet providers in Pikeville are AT&T, Suddenlink Communications, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Pikeville.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Pikeville residents, covering 79% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Suddenlink Communications, which covers 91% of the area. Pikeville’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Pikeville residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

79%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Pikeville covering 79% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Pikeville 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Pikeville, $42.50.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pikeville, $0.90.

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 Pikeville. These download speeds are available to 79% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Pikeville's providers, 25 Mbps.

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Suddenlink Communications cable internet

Provider

Suddenlink Communications

Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

30 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

91%

Cable from Suddenlink Communications offers broadband to nearly all households in Pikeville covering 91% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Suddenlink Communications start at $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Pikeville, $42.50.

Suddenlink Communications customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pikeville, $0.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Suddenlink Communications offers download speeds up to 30 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Pikeville. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Pikeville's providers, 25 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 Pikeville covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Pikeville 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 Pikeville, $42.50.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Pikeville, $0.90.

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 Pikeville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Pikeville's providers, 25 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Gearheart Communications is the fastest internet provider in Pikeville with download speeds up to 100 Mbps. These speeds are available to 56% of households in Pikeville. The next fastest internet provider in Pikeville is Birch Communications, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 0.689% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in Pikeville with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Pikeville, $42.50.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

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%.

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.