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Internet providers in Oak Ridge, TN

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Oak Ridge, TN internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic1.940%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL96%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 987 MbpsCable98%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Oak Ridge internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge area will have access to DSL, which covers 98% of Oak Ridge residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 1.940% of those living in Oak Ridge.

There are four internet providers serving the Oak Ridge area, and 96.29% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oak Ridge's four internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Oak Ridge

The largest internet providers in Oak Ridge are AT&T, Xfinity, and HughesNet bringing DSL, cable, and satellite options to Oak Ridge.

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Oak Ridge residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Xfinity, which covers 98% of the area. Oak Ridge’s third most-available internet provider, HughesNet, offers satellite to around 100% of Oak Ridge residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$30/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Oak Ridge covering 96% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Oak Ridge 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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oak Ridge, $42.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.30 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Ridge, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 75 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Oak Ridge. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oak Ridge's providers, 528 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

987 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to nearly all households in Oak Ridge covering 98% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge, $42.49.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Ridge, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 987 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Oak Ridge. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oak Ridge's providers, 528 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Oak Ridge covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Oak Ridge where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Oak Ridge, $42.49.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.40 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oak Ridge, $0.67.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Oak Ridge. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oak Ridge's providers, 528 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Oak Ridge with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.940% of households in Oak Ridge. The next fastest internet provider in Oak Ridge is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 987 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Oak Ridge with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oak Ridge, $42.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Oak Ridge, covering 1.940% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

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.

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.