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Internet providers in Franklin, TN

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Franklin, TN internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL73%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic36%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable97%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Franklin internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Franklin is comparable to the rest of Tennessee - 98%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Franklin area will have access to DSL, which covers 87% of Franklin residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 84% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 63% of those living in Franklin.

There are four internet providers serving the Franklin area, and 95.46% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Franklin's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Franklin

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
HughesNet 14 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
Viasat 17 Mbps 1 Mbps Satellite
AT&T 208 Mbps 189 Mbps DSL
Xfinity 187 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Franklin

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Franklin residents, covering 73% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 36% of the area. Franklin’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 97% of Franklin residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

73%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Franklin covering 73% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Franklin 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 $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $54.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Franklin. These download speeds are available to 73% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 525 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$55/mo.
Max download speed

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

36%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Franklin covering 36% 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 Franklin than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $55/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $54.99.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Franklin. These download speeds are available to 36% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 525 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

97%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Franklin covering 97% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Franklin 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 Franklin, $54.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Franklin, $2.04.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Franklin. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Franklin's providers, 525 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Franklin and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Franklin at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Franklin at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Franklin 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 Franklin with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 73% of households in Franklin. The next fastest internet provider in Franklin is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 36% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Franklin with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Franklin, $54.99.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Franklin, covering 36% 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.

Speeds of 10 Mbps and higher are good for gaming, but what you really want to consider when choosing an internet service for gaming is latency, or ping. Latency is the measure of how long it takes for your device to communicate with the server and is the main contributor to lag. The higher the ping, the more likely you are to experience lagging. Shoot for an internet service with latency below 100 ms.

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.