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Internet providers in Lakeland, TN

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Lakeland, TN internet providers

Provider
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsDSL83%
AT&T $55.00 10 - 5,000 MbpsFiber-optic35%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable94%
Electronic Communication Systems - -DSL100%
C Spire - -Fiber-optic41%
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Lakeland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Lakeland 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 Lakeland area will have access to cable, which covers 96% of Lakeland residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 94% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 58% of those living in Lakeland.

There are seven internet providers serving the Lakeland area, and 99.53% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Lakeland's seven internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 5,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Lakeland

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to most Lakeland residents, covering 83% of households. Some will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 35% of the area. Lakeland’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 94% of Lakeland 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

83%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Lakeland covering 83% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Lakeland 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 Lakeland, $55.58.

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 Lakeland, $2.32.

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 Lakeland. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lakeland's providers, 275 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

35%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to some, but not many households in Lakeland covering 35% 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 Lakeland 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 Lakeland, $55.58.

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 Lakeland, $2.32.

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 Lakeland. These download speeds are available to 35% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lakeland's providers, 275 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

94%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Lakeland covering 94% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Lakeland 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 Lakeland, $55.58.

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 Lakeland, $2.32.

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 Lakeland. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lakeland's providers, 275 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Lakeland and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Lakeland at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Lakeland at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Lakeland 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 Lakeland with download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in Lakeland. The next fastest internet provider in Lakeland is AT&T, offering download speeds up to 5,000 Mbps to 35% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Lakeland with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lakeland, $55.58.

C Spire is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Lakeland, covering 41% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Lakeland and is available to 35% of households.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.

There are benefits to using your own router vs. buying or renting one from your internet provider, such as lower monthly costs and more product options. If you choose to use your own router, keep in mind that your internet provider’s tech support may not be able to fully assist you with your personal router. Select providers may not give you the option to use your own router.

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.