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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL82%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable95%
TEC $49.95 4 - 24 MbpsDSL64%
C Spire $70 -Fiber-optic45%
TEC $49.95 4 - 25 MbpsWired17%
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Meridian internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Meridian 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 Meridian area will have access to cable, which covers 95% of Meridian residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 86% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 45% of those living in Meridian.

There are six internet providers serving the Meridian area, and 89.91% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Meridian's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Meridian

The largest internet providers in Meridian are AT&T, Xfinity, and TEC bringing DSL and cable options to Meridian.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Meridian residents, covering 82% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 95% of the area. Meridian’s third most-available internet provider, TEC, offers DSL to around 64% of Meridian residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

18 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

82%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Meridian covering 82% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Meridian 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 Meridian, $48.32.

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 Meridian, $1.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 18 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.768 Mbps in Meridian. These download speeds are available to 82% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Meridian's providers, 51 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

95%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Meridian covering 95% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Meridian 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 Meridian, $48.32.

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 Meridian, $1.51.

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 Meridian. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Meridian's providers, 51 Mbps.

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TEC DSL internet

Provider

TEC

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

64%

DSL from TEC offers broadband to most households in Meridian covering 64% of the area.

DSL internet from TEC uses telephone lines in Meridian 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 TEC start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Meridian, $48.32.

TEC customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 4 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $12.49 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Meridian, $1.51.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, TEC offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in Meridian. These download speeds are available to 64% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Meridian's providers, 51 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Meridian and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Meridian at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Meridian at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Meridian 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 Meridian with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 45% of households in Meridian. The next fastest internet provider in Meridian is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 95% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Meridian with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Meridian, $48.32.

C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Meridian, covering 45% of the city.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

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.