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Internet providers in McDonough, GA

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McDonough, GA internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL82%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic70%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable8.823%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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McDonough internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in McDonough 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 McDonough area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of McDonough residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 91% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 91% of those living in McDonough.

There are five internet providers serving the McDonough area, and 98.02% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among McDonough'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 McDonough

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 158 Mbps 16 Mbps Cable
HughesNet 5 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Xfinity 148 Mbps 14 Mbps Cable
AT&T 184 Mbps 127 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in McDonough

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most McDonough residents, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 70% of the area. McDonough’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 99% of McDonough 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

82%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in McDonough covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in McDonough 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 McDonough, $53.99.

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 McDonough, $0.67.

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 McDonough. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all McDonough's providers, 480 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

70%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to most households in McDonough covering 70% 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 McDonough 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 McDonough, $53.99.

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 McDonough, $0.67.

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 McDonough. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all McDonough's providers, 480 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in McDonough, $53.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McDonough, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in McDonough. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all McDonough's providers, 480 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in McDonough and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in McDonough at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in McDonough at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many McDonough 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 McDonough with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 82% of households in McDonough. The next fastest internet provider in McDonough is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 70% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in McDonough with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in McDonough, $53.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in McDonough, covering 70% 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.

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.

Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.