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Internet providers in Laurel, MS

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AT&T $30 100 - 25 MbpsDSL91%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable97%
C Spire $70 -Fiber-optic57%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Laurel internet service at a glance

At 98%, broadband coverage in Laurel 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 Laurel area will have access to cable, which covers 97% of Laurel residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 57% of those living in Laurel.

There are five internet providers serving the Laurel area, and 93.01% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Laurel's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Laurel

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Laurel residents, covering 91% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 97% of the area. Laurel’s third most-available internet provider, C Spire, offers fiber-optic to around 57% of Laurel residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

91%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Laurel covering 91% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Laurel 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 Laurel, $48.00.

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, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Laurel, $1.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Laurel. These download speeds are available to 91% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Laurel's providers, 116 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Laurel covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Laurel 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 Laurel, $48.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Laurel, $1.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Laurel. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Laurel's providers, 116 Mbps.

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C Spire fiber-optic internet

Provider

C Spire

Starting price*
$70/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

57%

Fiber-optic from C Spire offers broadband to about half of households in Laurel covering 57% 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 Laurel 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 Laurel, $48.00.

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 Laurel. These download speeds are available to 57% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Laurel's providers, 116 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

C Spire is the fastest internet provider in Laurel with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 57% of households in Laurel. The next fastest internet provider in Laurel is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Laurel with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Laurel, $48.00.

C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Laurel, covering 57% of the city.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Each video streaming service has varying recommended speeds, but speeds up to 10 Mbps will often handle streaming on one device. For HD and 4K streaming, consider faster speeds of at least 25 Mbps to reduce buffering and maintain optimal picture quality.