Internet providers in Canton, MS

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Canton internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Canton is comparable to the rest of Mississippi - 95%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Canton area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Canton residents. Cable 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 73% of those living in Canton.

There are five internet providers serving the Canton area, and 97.17% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Canton's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Canton

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Canton residents, covering 98% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 15% of the area. Canton’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 98% of Canton residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Canton covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Canton 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Canton, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Canton, $0.83.

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 Canton. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Canton's providers, 322 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

15%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to a limited number of households in Canton covering 15% 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 Canton than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Canton, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Canton, $0.83.

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 Canton. These download speeds are available to 15% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Canton's providers, 322 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

98%

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

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Canton 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 Canton, $47.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Canton, $0.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Canton. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Canton's providers, 322 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Canton, MS internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 Mbps Fiber-optic 15%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 100 Mbps DSL 98%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 150 Mbps Cable 98%
Telapex, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 73%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 Mbps Satellite 100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Canton with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 15% of households in Canton. The next fastest internet provider in Canton is Telapex, Inc., offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 73% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Canton with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Canton, $47.49.

Telapex, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Canton, covering 73% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Canton and is available to 15% of households.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.