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Internet providers in Forest, MS

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Forest, MS internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL98%
Buckeye Broadband $19.99 25 - 1,000 MbpsCable97%
C Spire - -Fiber-optic35%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Forest internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Forest 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 Forest area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Forest residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 35% of those living in Forest.

There are five internet providers serving the Forest area, and 96.81% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Forest's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Forest

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 10 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 8 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Forest

The largest internet providers in Forest are AT&T, Buckeye Broadband, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Forest.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Forest residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Buckeye Broadband, which covers 97% of the area. Forest’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Forest 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

98%

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

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Forest 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 Forest, $52.49.

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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest, $2.92.

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 Forest. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Buckeye Broadband cable internet

Provider

Buckeye Broadband

Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Buckeye Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Forest covering 97% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Buckeye Broadband start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Forest, $52.49.

Buckeye Broadband customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest, $2.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Buckeye Broadband offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Forest. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Forest's providers, 53 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Forest covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Forest where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $64.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Forest, $52.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Forest, $2.92.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Forest. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Forest's providers, 53 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Forest with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Forest. The next fastest internet provider in Forest is Buckeye Broadband, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Buckeye Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Forest with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Forest, $52.49.

C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Forest, covering 35% of the city.

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.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

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.