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AT&T $30 100 - 18 MbpsDSL70%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable99%
C Spire $70 -Fiber-optic65%
TEC $49.95 4 - 18 MbpsDSL34%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Petal internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Petal 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 Petal area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Petal residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 79% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 65% of those living in Petal.

There are six internet providers serving the Petal area, and 86.44% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Petal'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 Petal

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Petal residents, covering 70% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 99% of the area. Petal’s third most-available internet provider, C Spire, offers fiber-optic to around 65% of Petal 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

70%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Petal covering 70% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Petal 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 Petal, $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 Petal, $1.56.

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 Petal. These download speeds are available to 70% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Petal's providers, 45 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

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Petal covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Petal 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 Petal, $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 Petal, $1.56.

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 Petal. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Petal's providers, 45 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

65%

Fiber-optic from C Spire offers broadband to most households in Petal covering 65% 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 Petal 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 Petal, $48.32.

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 Petal. These download speeds are available to 65% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Petal's providers, 45 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Petal and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Petal at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Petal at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Petal 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 Petal with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 65% of households in Petal. The next fastest internet provider in Petal is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 99% of the area.

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

C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Petal, covering 65% of the city.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.