Internet providers in Knoxville, TN

Identify the most competitive internet service providers in Knoxville, TN, while comparing internet speeds, availability and pricing. 

Internet options in Knoxville, TN

If you’re new to the Knoxville area or have recently decided to switch service providers, making the right decision when choosing a new provider for your home TV and internet services can be challenging. Let Allconnect® help you make the right choice by comparing all the top providers in one place. 

Knoxville internet at a glance

In Knoxville, TN, we found 11 internet providers that offer residential services. Depending on where you live and the ZIP code of your address, you may have more or fewer options to choose from than other residents.

Internet availability in Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN, residential internet providers

Compare the largest internet providers in Knoxville

All of the internet providers in Knoxville have their own unique pros and cons. Three of the most used providers in the area are AT&T, Xfinity and WOW! Below is a list of comparisons between these providers and what kind of services they provide.


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Allconnect Rating

3.63 / 5



Availability for other Knoxville internet providers

  • EarthLink – Available to 59% of Knoxville residents, including North and South Knoxville and Old City.
  • Spectrum – Cable network available to 41% of the city including Wooded Acres, New Hopewell and Woodfield Park.
  • HughesNet – Satellite provider available in all rural areas of Knoxville.

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Fastest internet in Knoxville

Download speeds 250 Mbps or higher

Knoxville – 97%

Tennessee – 64%

U.S. – 73%

Download speeds 1,000 Mbps or higher

Knoxville – 44%

Tennessee – 34%

U.S. – 16%

The fastest internet services in Knoxville are from service providers that have fiber-optic or cable/fiber-optic networks. Here’s a look at the fastest fiber-optic and cable internet providers in the Knoxville area.

Knoxville’s fastest max advertised download speeds

  • AT&T – Fiber network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EarthLink – Fiber network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • WOW! – Cable network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity– Cable network with speeds up to 1,000 Mbps

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Cheapest internet service providers in Knoxville

If you’re looking for more affordable options when choosing an internet service provider, there are a few plans in the Knoxville area that start below $40/mo. When combined with bundled services, residents can secure great deals on the services they use every day.

Cheap internet plans in Knoxville

  • EarthLink Internet – $24.95/mo.* for up to 15 Mbps
  • Xfinity Performance – $29.99/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps
  • WOW! – $34.99/mo.* for up to 100 Mbps

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Free Wi-Fi hotspots in Knoxville

In most cities, including Knoxville, there are a number of free public hotspots throughout the city that enable residents to enjoy internet service regardless of their mobile service plans. However, connecting to public Wi-Fi hotspots is less secure than private networks, so you should be cautious when transmitting sensitive data when connected.

Here are a few public places where you can find free Wi-Fi in Knoxville:

  • Coffee houses and cafes including Starbucks, Wild Love Bakehouse, Old City Java, Vienna Coffee at The Regas Building and Mahalo Coffee
  • Public library system including the Cedar Bluff Branch, Knox County branches
  • Book stores including Southland Books & Cafe
  • Local shops such as Back Roads Market

AT&T, Xfinity and WOW! customers will receive unlimited access to free Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the Knoxville area. The availability of these hotspots will vary based on the provider’s coverage area.

Compare internet plans near Knoxville

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