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Internet providers in Jackson, TN

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Jackson, TN internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL87%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic9.788%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
Electronic Communication Systems - -DSL99%
Jackson Energy Authority $64.99 300 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic96%
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Jackson internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Jackson 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 Jackson area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Jackson residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 93% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 78% of those living in Jackson.

There are seven internet providers serving the Jackson area, and 99.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Jackson's seven internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Jackson

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Viasat 26 Mbps 2 Mbps Satellite
Spectrum 79 Mbps 11 Mbps Cable
AT&T 132 Mbps 83 Mbps DSL
Jackson Energy Authority 123 Mbps 97 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Jackson

The largest internet providers in Jackson are AT&T, Spectrum, and Jackson Energy Authority bringing DSL, cable, and fiber-optic options to Jackson.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Jackson residents, covering 87% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. Jackson’s third most-available internet provider, Jackson Energy Authority, offers fiber-optic to around 96% of Jackson 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

87%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Jackson covering 87% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Jackson 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Jackson, $60.82.

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 Jackson, $0.22.

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 Jackson. These download speeds are available to 87% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jackson's providers, 382 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

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Jackson covering 99% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Jackson, $60.82.

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 Jackson, $0.22.

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 Jackson. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jackson's providers, 382 Mbps.

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Jackson Energy Authority fiber-optic internet

Provider

Jackson Energy Authority

Starting price*
$64.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Fiber-optic from Jackson Energy Authority offers broadband to nearly all households in Jackson covering 96% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Jackson Energy Authority is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Jackson than other internet types.

Internet prices for Jackson Energy Authority start at $64.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Jackson, $60.82.

Jackson Energy Authority customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.22 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Jackson, $0.22.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Jackson Energy Authority offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Jackson. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Jackson's providers, 382 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Jackson and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are about average in Jackson at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Jackson at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Jackson 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 Jackson with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 87% of households in Jackson. The next fastest internet provider in Jackson is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 9.788% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Jackson with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Jackson, $60.82.

Jackson Energy Authority is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Jackson, covering 96% of the city. Aeneas Communications also offers fiber internet in Jackson and is available to 29% of households.

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.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

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.