Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Cincinnati – Population 2,190,209
Louisville/Jefferson County – Population 1,297,301
Lexington-Fayette – Population 516,697
The largest metro area in Kentucky is Cincinnati with a population of 2,190,209.00. This is followed by the Louisville/Jefferson County metro area, with a population of 1,297,301.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
(Select all that apply)
83% get DSL
83% get Cable
28% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The Commonwealth of Kentucky Office of Technology will oversee the planned Technical Assistance Project, which has three primary goals: (1) Re-building community partnerships through the restoration of local planning teams; (2) Developing broadband adoption, usage, and/or impact studies; and (3) Providing technical support and funding to communities with the lowest broadband availability and adoption rates to support them as they reenergize their planning teams and implement their strategic broadband plans.
KY Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.