Internet providers in 31217

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.898%
AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL58%
Cox $29.99 10 - 300 MbpsCable86%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 100 MbpsDSL15%
Windstream $75 10 - 100 MbpsFiber-optic4.152%
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31217 internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in the 31217 ZIP code 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 31217 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 86% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 81% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 6.050% of those living in the 31217 ZIP code.

There are five internet providers serving the 31217 area, and 71.61% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 31217, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 31217

The largest internet providers serving the 31217 ZIP code are AT&T, Cox, and Windstream bringing DSL and cable options to the area.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most in the 31217 ZIP code, covering 58% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Cox, which covers 86% of the area. Macon’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers DSL to around 15% of residents in the 31217 ZIP code.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

58%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to about half of households in the 31217 ZIP code, covering 58% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Macon, $37.99.

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 Macon, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in 31217 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 58% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Macon's providers, 311 Mbps.

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Cox cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

30 Mbps

Average availability

86%

Cable from Cox offers broadband to nearly all households in the 31217 ZIP code, covering 86% of the area.

Cox’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 31217 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Cox start at $29.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Macon, $37.99.

Cox customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Macon, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Cox offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 30 Mbps in 31217 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Macon's providers, 311 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

8 Mbps

Average availability

15%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to a limited number of households in the 31217 ZIP code, covering 15% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines 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 Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Macon, $37.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Macon, $0.72.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 8 Mbps in 31217 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Macon's providers, 311 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 31217 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 31217 and the greater Macon area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Macon at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Macon at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 31217 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 31217 frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in the 31217 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.898% of households in 31217. The next fastest internet provider in the 31217 ZIP code is Cox, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 86% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in the 31217 ZIP with service starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Macon, $37.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 31217 ZIP code, covering 4.152% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in 31217 and is available to 1.898% of households.

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