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Internet providers in St. Louis, MO

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic24%
AT&T $30 100 - 100 MbpsDSL97%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 120 MbpsCable100%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.805%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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St. Louis internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in St. Louis is slightly higher than the rest of Missouri - 90%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the St. Louis area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of St. Louis 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 24% of those living in St. Louis.

There are eight internet providers serving the St. Louis area, and 98.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among St. Louis's eight internet providers, prices start at $30 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in St. Louis

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all St. Louis residents, covering 97% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 24% of the area. St. Louis’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 100% of St. Louis residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in St. Louis covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in St. Louis 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 St. Louis, $47.50.

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 St. Louis, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in St. Louis. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all St. Louis's providers, 215 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

24%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in St. Louis covering 24% 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 St. Louis than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in St. Louis, $47.50.

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 St. Louis, $0.95.

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 St. Louis. These download speeds are available to 24% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all St. Louis's providers, 215 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

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

120 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in St. Louis covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but St. Louis 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 St. Louis, $47.50.

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 St. Louis, $0.95.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 120 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in St. Louis. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all St. Louis's providers, 215 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Fixed wireless is another popular internet option for those in rural areas. Those living in or just outside of St. Louis may have access to fixed wireless internet service from HughesNet, with plans starting at $59.99 and available download speeds up to 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless service is less likely to come with the high latency of satellite internet, but monthly data limits can still be an issue compared to St. Louis cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in St. Louis with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 24% of households in St. Louis. The next fastest internet provider in St. Louis is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 120 Mbps to 100% of the area.

AT&T offers the cheapest internet in St. Louis with plans starting at $30/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in St. Louis, $47.50.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in St. Louis, covering 24% of the city.

Wi-Fi extenders are handy when your router can’t project a strong signal to everywhere in your home that you need it. Your internet provider may offer Wi-Fi extenders for an added monthly cost, or you can purchase one online or from most electronics retailers.

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.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.