Internet providers in Atlanta, GA

Discover which internet providers are available in Atlanta and compare internet speeds and pricing from top providers in the city.

Looking for internet service in Atlanta?

You might have more internet options than you think. Whether you’re relocating to Atlanta for the first time or just moving from Buckhead to Rockdale, finding the right internet service is an important part of your move. Even if you aren’t moving, taking a quick moment to compare your service to what’s available could be worthwhile.

Atlanta internet service at a glance

Nearly all Atlanta residents have access to DSL and cable internet, while fiber-optic internet is available to about half of the city. AT&T is the largest DSL provider, but also offers fiber-optic service along with Google Fiber and Windstream. Xfinity is Atlanta’s largest cable provider, but Spectrum and Mediacom may be available in select locations.

Internet availability in Atlanta, GA

  • Cable – 95%
  • Cable – 95%
  • DSL – 96%
  • DSL – 96%
  • Fiber-optic – 47%
  • Fiber-optic – 47%

Atlanta, GA residential internet providers

ProviderStarting price*Speed rangeInternet type
AT&T$30/mo.5 – 100 MbpsDSL
AT&T Fiber$40/mo.100 – 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic
Google Fiber$50/mo.100 – 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic
Mediacom$49.99/mo.60 – 500 MbpsCable
Spectrum$49.99/mo.100 – 940 MbpsCable
Windstream$19.99/mo.10 – 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic
Xfinity$20/mo.25 – 1,000 MbpsCable

Compare the largest internet providers in Atlanta, GA

If you live within Atlanta city limits, you likely have the option of AT&T or Xfinity for your internet service. Some may also have access to Google Fiber, or a number of other providers including Mediacom, Spectrum and Windstream.

AT&T – DSL and fiber-optic internet

  • Provider details:

    AT&T DSL is available throughout Atlanta and the surrounding areas, including Dunwoody, Decatur and Alpharetta. AT&T Fiber is less widely-available, but still covers a good portion of the city including areas of Peoplestown, Buckhead, Cascade Heights and Magnolia

    • Up to five internet plan options
    • Plans starting at $30-$70/mo.* when bundled
    • Unlimited data with select plans
    • Fast upload and download speeds with AT&T Fiber
  • Provider details:

    AT&T DSL is available throughout Atlanta and the surrounding areas, including Dunwoody, Decatur and Alpharetta. AT&T Fiber is less widely-available, but still covers a good portion of the city including areas of Peoplestown, Buckhead, Cascade Heights and Magnolia

    • Up to five internet plan options
    • Plans starting at $30-$70/mo.* when bundled
    • Unlimited data with select plans
    • Fast upload and download speeds with AT&T Fiber
  • Top Atlanta ZIP codes for AT&T:

    30303, 30305, 30309, 30314, 30315, 30318, 30324, 30327, 30331, 30354

    Select AT&T Atlanta store locations:

    • 1544 Piedmont Ave. NE Suite 305, Atlanta, GA 30324
    • 945 Memorial Dr. SE Bldg 400 Ste 416, Atlanta, GA 30316
    • 3523 Northside Pkwy. NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
    • 3695 Cascade Rd. SW, Atlanta, GA 30331
  • Top Atlanta ZIP codes for AT&T:

    30303, 30305, 30309, 30314, 30315, 30318, 30324, 30327, 30331, 30354

    Select AT&T Atlanta store locations:

    • 1544 Piedmont Ave. NE Suite 305, Atlanta, GA 30324
    • 945 Memorial Dr. SE Bldg 400 Ste 416, Atlanta, GA 30316
    • 3523 Northside Pkwy. NW, Atlanta, GA 30327
    • 3695 Cascade Rd. SW, Atlanta, GA 30331

Xfinity – Cable internet

  • Provider details:

    Xfinity is the largest cable internet provider in Atlanta. With the exception of downtown Atlanta around Five Points, Xfinity is available in most areas of Atlanta. Top service areas include Ormewood, Virginia-Highland, Lenox Park, Center Hill and Roseland. 

    • Up to six internet plan options
    • Plans starting at $20-$80/mo.*
    • Free self-install kit
    • No term agreement required
  • Provider details:

    Xfinity is the largest cable internet provider in Atlanta. With the exception of downtown Atlanta around Five Points, Xfinity is available in most areas of Atlanta. Top service areas include Ormewood, Virginia-Highland, Lenox Park, Center Hill and Roseland. 

    • Up to six internet plan options
    • Plans starting at $20-$80/mo.*
    • Free self-install kit
    • No term agreement required
  • Top Atlanta ZIP codes for Xfinity:

    30305, 30306, 30312, 30312, 30317, 30318, 30324, 30326, 30327, 30331

    Select Xfinity Atlanta store locations:

    • 699 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE Suite 17, Atlanta, GA 30308
    • 3637 Peachtree Rd. Suite C1, Atlanta, GA 30319
    • 1575 Church St. Suite 230, Decatur, GA 30033
    • 6255 Roswell Rd., Atlanta, GA 30328
  • Top Atlanta ZIP codes for Xfinity:

    30305, 30306, 30312, 30312, 30317, 30318, 30324, 30326, 30327, 30331

    Select Xfinity Atlanta store locations:

    • 699 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE Suite 17, Atlanta, GA 30308
    • 3637 Peachtree Rd. Suite C1, Atlanta, GA 30319
    • 1575 Church St. Suite 230, Decatur, GA 30033
    • 6255 Roswell Rd., Atlanta, GA 30328

Google Fiber – Fiber-optic internet

  • Provider details: 

    Availability for Google Fiber is random throughout greater Atlanta. Residents are most likely to be eligible for service in downtown Atlanta around Inman Park and Virginia-Highland. Outside of downtown, select areas of Buckhead and Northside Park may be eligible for Google Fiber.

    • Up to two internet plan options
    • Plans starting at $50-$70/mo.*
    • No data caps
    • No annual service contract
  • Provider details: 

    Availability for Google Fiber is random throughout greater Atlanta. Residents are most likely to be eligible for service in downtown Atlanta around Inman Park and Virginia-Highland. Outside of downtown, select areas of Buckhead and Northside Park may be eligible for Google Fiber.

    • Up to two internet plan options
    • Plans starting at $50-$70/mo.*
    • No data caps
    • No annual service contract
  • Top Atlanta ZIP codes for Google Fiber

    30080, 30305, 30306, 30307, 30308, 30309, 30312, 30318, 30326, 30342

    Select Google Fiber Space Atlanta locations:

    • 650 North Avenue NE Suite 205, Atlanta, GA 30308
  • Top Atlanta ZIP codes for Google Fiber

    30080, 30305, 30306, 30307, 30308, 30309, 30312, 30318, 30326, 30342

    Select Google Fiber Space Atlanta locations:

    • 650 North Avenue NE Suite 205, Atlanta, GA 30308

Availability for other Atlanta internet service providers

  • Mediacom – Parts of South Downtown may be serviceable for Mediacom. Otherwise, availability is light and random in various Atlanta suburbs. 
  • Spectrum – Though Spectrum isn’t available in the heart of Atlanta, the internet provider does cover most of Smyrna to the north and communities such as Stockbridge and Cedar Valley to the southeast.
  • Windstream – Like Mediacom, availability for Windstream is random. Some areas of downtown are serviceable while the greatest coverage lies outside the city in Atlanta suburbs such as Roswell, Kennesaw and Union City.

Finding the right internet provider and the best plan for your current or new home starts with a search for what’s available in your area. Click “View providers” to shop available internet providers in your Atlanta ZIP code, or call to speak with our internet experts about specific plans for your address.

What’s the fastest internet you can get in Atlanta?

Download speeds 250 Mbps or higher

Atlanta – 94%

Georgia – 72%

U.S. – 73%

Download speeds 1,000 Mbps or higher

Atlanta – 47%

Georgia – 36%

U.S. – 16%

In Atlanta, download speeds up to 250 Mbps or higher are available nearly everywhere in the city. Gigabit speeds up to 1,000 Mbps are available to about half of Atlanta residents. Both speed tiers are significantly more available in Atlanta than the rest of Georgia and the entire U.S.

The fastest internet speeds in Atlanta are likely to come from fiber-optic providers such as AT&T and Google Fiber, or cable providers such as Xfinity and Spectrum. With fiber-optic internet, you’re also more likely to get faster upload speeds, with some providers offering upload speeds matching their download speeds.

Atlanta fastest advertised download speeds

  • AT&T Fiber – Fiber-optic internet with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Google Fiber – Fiber-optic internet with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum – Cable internet with speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Windstream – Fiber-optic internet with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity – Cable internet with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps

In some areas, Xfinity offers their Gigabit Pro plan, which features download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps. Availability and pricing varies for this plan, and with other high-speed internet plans in Atlanta. Click “Shop providers” to see which high-speed internet providers are in your area, or call to speak with our internet experts about all available speeds for your home.

Find cheap internet service in Atlanta

How much is internet in Atlanta? That depends on the provider and plan you choose. In some areas of Atlanta, internet prices can range from $20-$30/mo. Keep in mind, however, that the lowest advertised price isn’t always what you can expect to pay. Equipment costs and hidden fees can add to your total cost for internet in Atlanta.

Cheap internet plans in Atlanta, GA

  • Windstream Kinetic Internet 25 – $19.99/mo.* for up to 25Mbps
  • Xfinity Performance Starter – $20/mo.* for up to 25 Mbps
  • Mediacom Xtreme Access Internet 60 – $24.99/mo* for up to 60 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet Basic – $30/mo.* for up to 5 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber 100 – $40/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps

Where you live in Atlanta will determine which cheap internet providers and plans are available. Call to hear about options for cheap internet at your address.

Atlanta, GA free Wi-Fi hotspots

There are plenty of places to catch free Wi-Fi throughout Atlanta. Here are a few places where you can connect to public Wi-Fi for free. When connecting to a public network, avoid online activity that involves passwords and other sensitive information.

Here are a few public places where you can find free Wi-Fi in Atlanta:

  • Atlanta-Fulton public libraries
  • MARTA buses and trains
  • Cafes and coffee shops including 5th Runway Cafe, Atlanta Bread Co., Cool Beans Coffee Roasters, Majestic Diner, Mid City Cafe and West Egg Cafe
  • Local Atlanta bars and breweries including Monday Night Brewing, Sweetwater Brewery, Taco Mac and Wrecking Bar Brewpub

AT&T and Xfinity internet customers can take advantage of free Wi-Fi hotspots in much of the city. Spectrum offers Wi-Fi hotspots in Atlanta, but only in the areas where Spectrum residential internet service is available.

Want TV and internet together from the same provider?

Many Atlanta internet providers also have cable or fiber-optic TV services that you can bundle with your internet plan for added convenience and savings. Or if you prefer satellite TV, AT&T internet and DIRECTV bundles are available throughout much of Atlanta. Click on any of the Atlanta TV providers below to learn more about their channel packages and pricing.

Atlanta TV providers

How to follow your local Atlanta pro sports teams

  • Atlanta Falcons – NFL

    The 2017 NFC champions play at the new high-class Mercedes Benz Stadium. On game day, you’ll also find them on WAGA Fox 5 Atlanta or WGCL CBS 46.

  • Atlanta Falcons – NFL

    The 2017 NFC champions play at the new high-class Mercedes Benz Stadium. On game day, you’ll also find them on WAGA Fox 5 Atlanta or WGCL CBS 46.

  • Atlanta Braves – MLB

    When not doing the Tomahawk Chop along with thousands of other fans at SunTrust Park, turn to Fox Sports South for Braves games.

  • Atlanta Braves – MLB

    When not doing the Tomahawk Chop along with thousands of other fans at SunTrust Park, turn to Fox Sports South for Braves games.

  • Atlanta Hawks – NBA

    State Farm Arena, still known to many Atlanta residents as Philips Arena, is where you’ll find Hawks home games. You can also watch home and away games on Fox Sports South.

  • Atlanta Hawks – NBA

    State Farm Arena, still known to many Atlanta residents as Philips Arena, is where you’ll find Hawks home games. You can also watch home and away games on Fox Sports South.

  • College sports

    Regional sports networks such as Fox Sports South and ESPNU are your best options for keeping up with Georgia Tech and Georgia State athletics. Check out the SEC Network for Georgia Bulldogs coverage.

  • College sports

    Regional sports networks such as Fox Sports South and ESPNU are your best options for keeping up with Georgia Tech and Georgia State athletics. Check out the SEC Network for Georgia Bulldogs coverage.

Your local channels and regional sports networks are best for watching local Atlanta sports. If the home team isn’t “your” team, consider choosing a sports package that includes coverage of out-of-market teams. Keep in mind that sports packages for watching out-of-market teams often do not include coverage of local teams.

Call to speak with our TV experts about which channel lineups and sports packages you need to watch your favorite local or out-of-market teams.

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