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Internet providers in Decatur, GA

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Decatur, GA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL99%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic93%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable98%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.102%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Decatur internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Decatur 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 Decatur area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Decatur residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 95% of the area. Cable is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 90% of those living in Decatur.

There are five internet providers serving the Decatur area, and 97.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Decatur's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Decatur

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Windstream 54 Mbps 41 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 158 Mbps 18 Mbps Cable
AT&T 235 Mbps 187 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Decatur

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Decatur residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 93% of the area. Decatur’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of Decatur residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Decatur covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Decatur 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $54.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Decatur. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 525 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

93%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Decatur covering 93% 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 Decatur than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $54.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Decatur. These download speeds are available to 93% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 525 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Decatur covering 98% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Decatur, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Decatur. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Decatur's providers, 525 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Decatur and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Decatur at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Decatur at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Decatur 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 Decatur with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in Decatur. The next fastest internet provider in Decatur is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 93% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Decatur with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Decatur, $54.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Decatur, covering 93% of the city. Windstream also offers fiber internet in Decatur and is available to 1.102% of households.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.