Internet providers in McMinnville, TN

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McMinnville, TN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL84%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable99%
Ben Lomand Connect $49.95 50 - 15 MbpsDSL63%
Ben Lomand Connect $49.95 50 - 60 MbpsFiber-optic31%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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McMinnville internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in McMinnville 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 McMinnville area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of McMinnville residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 31% of those living in McMinnville.

There are five internet providers serving the McMinnville area, and 98.19% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among McMinnville's five internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 300 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in McMinnville

The largest internet providers in McMinnville are Frontier, Spectrum, and Ben Lomand Connect bringing DSL and cable options to McMinnville.

DSL internet from Frontier is available to most McMinnville residents, covering 84% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 99% of the area. McMinnville’s third most-available internet provider, Ben Lomand Connect, offers DSL to around 63% of McMinnville residents.

Frontier DSL internet

Provider
Frontier
Starting price*
$27.99/mo.
Max download speed

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

84%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to nearly all households in McMinnville covering 84% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in McMinnville 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 Frontier start at $27.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in McMinnville, $46.58.

Frontier customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 6 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.67 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McMinnville, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Frontier offers download speeds up to 24 Mbps and upload speeds up to 2 Mbps in McMinnville. These download speeds are available to 84% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all McMinnville's providers, 87 Mbps.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

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

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in McMinnville, $46.58.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 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 McMinnville, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in McMinnville. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all McMinnville's providers, 87 Mbps.

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Ben Lomand Connect DSL internet

Provider

Ben Lomand Connect

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

63%

DSL from Ben Lomand Connect offers broadband to most households in McMinnville covering 63% of the area.

DSL internet from Ben Lomand Connect uses telephone lines in McMinnville 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 Ben Lomand Connect start at $49.95/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in McMinnville, $46.58.

Ben Lomand Connect customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $1.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in McMinnville, $0.68.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ben Lomand Connect offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in McMinnville. These download speeds are available to 63% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all McMinnville's providers, 87 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in McMinnville and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in McMinnville at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in McMinnville at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many McMinnville residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Spectrum is the fastest internet provider in McMinnville with download speeds up to 300 Mbps. These speeds are available to 99% of households in McMinnville. The next fastest internet provider in McMinnville is Ben Lomand Connect, offering download speeds up to 60 Mbps to 31% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in McMinnville with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in McMinnville, $46.58.

Ben Lomand Connect is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in McMinnville, covering 31% of the city.

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.

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.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.