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Carthage internet service at a glance
Fastest advertised download speeds
Provider: C Spire
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 97.90%
2 providers - 95.03%
3 providers - 61.29%
4+ providers - 0.66%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 96%
DSL - 96%
Fiber - 62%
At 98%, broadband coverage in Carthage 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 Carthage area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Carthage residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 62% of those living in Carthage.
There are five internet providers serving the Carthage area, and 95.03% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Carthage's five internet providers, prices start at $9.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.
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Top high-speed internet providers in Carthage
The largest internet providers in Carthage are AT&T, Buckeye Broadband, and C Spire bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Carthage.
DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Carthage residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Buckeye Broadband, which covers 95% of the area. Carthage’s third most-available internet provider, C Spire, offers fiber-optic to around 62% of Carthage residents.
AT&T DSL internet
DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Carthage covering 96% of the area.
DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Carthage 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 Carthage, $44.00.
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 Carthage, $1.07.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Carthage. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Carthage's providers, 53 Mbps.
Buckeye Broadband cable internet
Cable from Buckeye Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Carthage covering 95% of the area.
Buckeye Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Carthage residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.
Internet prices for Buckeye Broadband start at $9.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Carthage, $44.00.
Buckeye Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 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 Carthage, $1.07.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Buckeye Broadband offers download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Carthage. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Carthage's providers, 53 Mbps.
C Spire fiber-optic internet
Fiber-optic from C Spire offers broadband to most households in Carthage covering 62% of the area.
Fiber-optic service from C Spire is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Carthage than other internet types.
Internet prices for C Spire start at $70/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Carthage, $44.00.
For those who value internet speed as much as cost, C Spire offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Carthage. These download speeds are available to 62% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Carthage's providers, 53 Mbps.
Internet coverage for rural areas
If you live in the heart of Carthage, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Carthage, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.
Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Carthage and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Carthage at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Carthage at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Carthage residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.
Internet provider frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in Carthage?
C Spire is the fastest internet provider in Carthage with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 62% of households in Carthage. The next fastest internet provider in Carthage is Buckeye Broadband, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 95% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in Carthage?
Buckeye Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Carthage with plans starting at $9.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Carthage, $44.00.
Is fiber internet available in Carthage?
C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Carthage, covering 62% of the city.
Where can I find free Wi-Fi near me?
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.
What's a good internet speed for my home?
Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.
What internet providers are available at my address?
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.