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.

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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

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

Xfinity – Cable internet

Google Fiber – Fiber-optic internet

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.

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