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Internet providers in Gatlinburg, TN

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Gatlinburg, TN internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL68%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable12%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable98%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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Gatlinburg internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Gatlinburg 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 Gatlinburg area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Gatlinburg residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 62% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 57% of those living in Gatlinburg.

There are five internet providers serving the Gatlinburg area, and 69.43% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Gatlinburg's five 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 Gatlinburg

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 142 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
Xfinity 99 Mbps 12 Mbps Cable
AT&T 97 Mbps 58 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in Gatlinburg

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Gatlinburg residents, covering 68% of households. Some will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 12% of the area. Gatlinburg’s third most-available internet provider, Spectrum, offers cable to around 98% of Gatlinburg residents.

AT&T DSL internet

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

5,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.768 Mbps

Average availability

68%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Gatlinburg covering 68% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Gatlinburg 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 Gatlinburg, $53.99.

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 Gatlinburg, $0.68.

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 0.768 Mbps in Gatlinburg. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gatlinburg's providers, 61 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

12%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to a limited number of households in Gatlinburg covering 12% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Gatlinburg 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 Gatlinburg, $53.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gatlinburg, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Gatlinburg. These download speeds are available to 12% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gatlinburg's providers, 61 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Gatlinburg covering 98% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Gatlinburg residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Gatlinburg, $53.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Gatlinburg, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Gatlinburg. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Gatlinburg's providers, 61 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Gatlinburg and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gatlinburg at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Gatlinburg at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Gatlinburg 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 Gatlinburg with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 68% of households in Gatlinburg. The next fastest internet provider in Gatlinburg is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps to 12% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Gatlinburg with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Gatlinburg, $53.99.

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.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.