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Internet providers in Macon, GA

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Macon, GA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL66%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic6.804%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable96%
Cox $29.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic0.093%
Windstream - 200 - 2,000 MbpsDSL1.882%
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Macon internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Macon 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 Macon area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Macon residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 82% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 34% of those living in Macon.

There are seven internet providers serving the Macon area. Among Macon's seven 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 Macon

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 5 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Windstream 38 Mbps 30 Mbps DSL
AT&T 226 Mbps 119 Mbps DSL
Cox 161 Mbps 20 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Macon

The largest internet providers in Macon are AT&T, Cox, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Macon.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Macon residents, covering 66% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 96% of the area. Macon’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Macon residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

66%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Macon covering 66% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Macon 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 Macon, $55.98.

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 Macon, $2.07.

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 5 Mbps in Macon. These download speeds are available to 66% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Macon's providers, 591 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in Macon covering 96% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Macon, $55.98.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.20 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Macon, $2.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in Macon. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Macon's providers, 591 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Macon covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Macon where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Macon, $55.98.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Macon, $2.07.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Macon. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Macon's providers, 591 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Macon with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 66% of households in Macon. The next fastest internet provider in Macon is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 6.804% of the area.

Cox offers the cheapest internet in Macon with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Macon, $55.98.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Macon, covering 6.804% of the city. Cox also offers fiber internet in Macon and is available to 0.093% of households.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.

Yes. Fiber-optic internet is a completely different technology than DSL or cable internet, and therefore requires a different type of modem. In many cases, you can get the required modem from your internet provider at no extra cost.