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Internet providers in Russellville, KY

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Russellville, KY internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable98%
City of Russellville Electric Plant Board $39.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic100%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
City of Russellville Electric Plant Board $39.95 100 - 1,000 MbpsWireless100%
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Russellville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Russellville 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 Russellville area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 100% of Russellville residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 97% of those living in Russellville.

There are six internet providers serving the Russellville area, and 98.30% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Russellville's six internet providers, prices start at $39.95 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Russellville

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 21 Mbps 4 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 18 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 15 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL
Viasat 21 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite

Top high-speed internet providers in Russellville

The largest internet providers in Russellville are AT&T, Optimum, and City of Russellville Electric Plant Board bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Russellville.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Russellville residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Optimum, which covers 98% of the area. Russellville’s third most-available internet provider, City of Russellville Electric Plant Board, offers fiber-optic to around 100% of Russellville residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Russellville covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Russellville 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Russellville, $53.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Russellville, $0.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Russellville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Russellville's providers, 216 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

Provider
Optimum
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to nearly all households in Russellville covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $40/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Russellville, $53.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Russellville, $0.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in Russellville. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Russellville's providers, 216 Mbps.

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City of Russellville Electric Plant Board fiber-optic internet

Provider

City of Russellville Electric Plant Board

Starting price*
$39.95/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Fiber-optic from City of Russellville Electric Plant Board offers broadband to all households in Russellville covering 100% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from City of Russellville Electric Plant Board is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Russellville than other internet types.

Internet prices for City of Russellville Electric Plant Board start at $39.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Russellville, $53.99.

City of Russellville Electric Plant Board customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Russellville, $0.50.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, City of Russellville Electric Plant Board offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Russellville. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Russellville's providers, 216 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Russellville and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Russellville at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Russellville at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Russellville residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Russellville with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Russellville. The next fastest internet provider in Russellville is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 98% of the area.

City of Russellville Electric Plant Board offers the cheapest internet in Russellville with plans starting at $39.95/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Russellville, $53.99.

City of Russellville Electric Plant Board is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Russellville, covering 100% of the city.

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%.

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.

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.