Irvine, KY High Speed Internet Service
Irvine, KY has a total of 4 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 4 internet service options in Irvine. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Irvine is Windstream. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Windstream||DSL, Fiber||1000 Mbps||1000 Mbps||96.9%|
|2||Irvine Community Television||Cable||200 Mbps||10 Mbps||98.8%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Irvine KY Internet Access Options
Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Irvine compare to Estill County? The average speed in Irvine is 25.03 Mbps which is faster than Estill County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is slower than the Kentucky average of 26.64 Mbps.
Irvine Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Estill County is 20.94 Mbps based upon 10208 samples taken in the past year
The average upload speed in Irvine is 2.64 Mbps. This is 63% slower than the average in Kentucky and 77.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Irvine is 19.5% faster than the Estill County average and 22.7% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Irvine is 2.64 Mbps. This is 1.9% faster than the Estill County average and 77.2% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 71.9% of Estill County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 18.5% of Estill County residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Irvine residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Windstream as the top provider for Irvine, Kentucky.
Who has the fastest internet service in Irvine?
Windstream with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Irvine.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Irvine, Kentucky?
The following zip codes were used: 40336
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Irvine internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
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How do the internet speeds in Irvine compare to other cities in Kentucky?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Irvine - Windstream.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Irvine, Kentucky?
Irvine Community Television provides broadband internet service to 98.8% of Irvine.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
Irvine Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
Hulu Live TV
- 75+ channels
- Access to premium Hulu originals
- Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
- 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
- 180+ channels
- 1000 hours of cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages