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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic28%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable100%
C Spire $70 -Fiber-optic86%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Madison internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Madison 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 Madison area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Madison residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 88% of those living in Madison.

There are five internet providers serving the Madison area, and 99.84% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Madison'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 Madison

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Madison residents, covering 96% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 28% of the area. Madison’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Madison residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Madison covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Madison 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 Madison, $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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Madison, $0.76.

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 Madison. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Madison's providers, 316 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

28%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Madison covering 28% 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 Madison than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $40/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Madison, $48.00.

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 Madison, $0.76.

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 Madison. These download speeds are available to 28% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Madison's providers, 316 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

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Madison covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Madison 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 Madison, $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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Madison, $0.76.

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 Madison. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Madison's providers, 316 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Madison with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 28% of households in Madison. The next fastest internet provider in Madison is C Spire, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 86% of the area.

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

C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Madison, covering 86% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Madison and is available to 28% of households.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

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.

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.