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Internet providers in Buford, GA

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic32%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL98%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 300 MbpsCable2.346%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable99%
GTT Communications - -DSL12%
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Buford internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Buford is comparable to the rest of Georgia - 95%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Buford area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Buford residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 32% of those living in Buford.

There are six internet providers serving the Buford area, and 98.56% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Buford's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Buford

The largest internet providers in Buford are AT&T and Spectrum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Buford.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Buford residents, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 32% of the area. Buford’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 99% of Buford residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Buford 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Buford, $42.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Buford, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Buford. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Buford's providers, 342 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$40/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

32%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Buford covering 32% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from AT&T is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Buford than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Buford, $42.99.

AT&T 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 Buford, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Buford. These download speeds are available to 32% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Buford's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Buford covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Buford, $42.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Buford, $0.69.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Buford. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Buford's providers, 342 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Buford and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Buford at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Buford at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Buford 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 Buford with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 32% of households in Buford. The next fastest internet provider in Buford is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 2.346% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Buford with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Buford, $42.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Buford, covering 32% of the city.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.