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Ridgeland, MS internet providers
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|AT&T||$40||100 - 1,000 Mbps||Fiber-optic||9.042%|
|AT&T||$30||100 - 75 Mbps||DSL||88%|
|Xfinity||$29.99||15 - 150 Mbps||Cable||88%|
|TEC||$49.95||4 - 24 Mbps||DSL||54%|
|TEC||$49.95||4 - 25 Mbps||Wired||2.732%|
|HughesNet||$59.99||25 - 25 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
|Viasat||$50||12 - 12 Mbps||Satellite||100%|
*Pricing per month plus taxes for length of contract. Additional fees and terms may apply. Pricing varies by location and availability. All prices subject to change at any time. May or may not be available based on service address. As of Jun 1, 2020.Need help?
Ridgeland internet service at a glance
people have access to broadband internet of any type
1 provider - 99.50%
2 providers - 90.82%
3 providers - 79.75%
4+ providers - 40.06%
Most available internet technology
Cable - 88%
DSL - 98%
Fiber - 78%
At 100%, broadband coverage in Ridgeland 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 Ridgeland area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Ridgeland residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 88% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% of those living in Ridgeland.
There are seven internet providers serving the Ridgeland area, and 90.82% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Ridgeland's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.
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Top high-speed internet providers in Ridgeland
The largest internet providers in Ridgeland are AT&T, Xfinity, and C Spire bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Ridgeland.
DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Ridgeland residents, covering 88% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 88% of the area. Ridgeland’s third most-available internet provider, C Spire, offers fiber-optic to around 78% of Ridgeland residents.
AT&T DSL internet
DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Ridgeland covering 88% of the area.
DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Ridgeland 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 Ridgeland, $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, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgeland, $0.93.
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 Ridgeland. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ridgeland's providers, 262 Mbps.
Xfinity cable internet
Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Ridgeland covering 88% of the area.
Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Ridgeland 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 Ridgeland, $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, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Ridgeland, $0.93.
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 Ridgeland. These download speeds are available to 88% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Ridgeland's providers, 262 Mbps.
C Spire fiber-optic internet
Fiber-optic from C Spire offers broadband to most households in Ridgeland covering 78% 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 Ridgeland 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 Ridgeland, $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 Ridgeland. These download speeds are available to 78% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Ridgeland's providers, 262 Mbps.
Internet coverage for rural areas
If you live in the heart of Ridgeland, you’ll likely have options from DSL, cable, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Ridgeland, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.
Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Ridgeland and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Ridgeland at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Ridgeland at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Ridgeland residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.
Internet provider frequently asked questions
What’s the fastest internet provider in Ridgeland?
AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Ridgeland with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 9.042% of households in Ridgeland. The next fastest internet provider in Ridgeland is C Spire, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 78% of the area.
What’s the cheapest internet provider in Ridgeland?
Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Ridgeland with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Ridgeland, $48.32.
Is fiber internet available in Ridgeland?
C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Ridgeland, covering 78% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Ridgeland and is available to 9.042% of households.
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Is cable or fiber internet better?
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%.
What internet speeds do I get?
Take a speed test to see what download and upload speeds you are getting. For the best results, perform the test over a wired connection. View our speed test guide for a full breakdown of your results. If you want faster speeds, consider these tips for boosting internet speed, or shop for faster internet plans in your area.