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Internet providers in Mississippi State, MS

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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL99%
Buckeye Broadband $9.99 25 - 100 MbpsCable84%
C Spire $70 -Fiber-optic71%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Mississippi State internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Mississippi State 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 Mississippi State area will have access to DSL, which covers 99% of Mississippi State 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 71% of those living in Mississippi State.

There are five internet providers serving the Mississippi State area, and 98.13% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Mississippi State's five internet providers, prices start at $9.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Mississippi State

The largest internet providers in Mississippi State are AT&T, Buckeye Broadband, and C Spire bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Mississippi State.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Mississippi State residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Buckeye Broadband, which covers 84% of the area. Mississippi State’s third most-available internet provider, C Spire, offers fiber-optic to around 71% of Mississippi State 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

99%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to all households in Mississippi State covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Mississippi State 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 Mississippi State, $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 Mississippi State, $1.07.

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 Mississippi State. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Mississippi State's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Buckeye Broadband cable internet

Provider
Buckeye Broadband
Starting price*
$9.99/mo.
Max download speed

100 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

84%

Cable from Buckeye Broadband offers broadband to nearly all households in Mississippi State covering 84% of the area.

Buckeye Broadband’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Mississippi State 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 Mississippi State, $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 Mississippi State, $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 Mississippi State. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Mississippi State's providers, 39 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

71%

Fiber-optic from C Spire offers broadband to most households in Mississippi State covering 71% 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 Mississippi State 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 Mississippi State, $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 Mississippi State. These download speeds are available to 71% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mississippi State's providers, 39 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Mississippi State and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Mississippi State at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Mississippi State at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Mississippi State 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 Mississippi State with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 71% of households in Mississippi State. The next fastest internet provider in Mississippi State is Buckeye Broadband, offering download speeds up to 100 Mbps to 84% of the area.

Buckeye Broadband offers the cheapest internet in Mississippi State with plans starting at $9.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mississippi State, $44.00.

C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Mississippi State, covering 71% of the city.

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.

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%.

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.