Internet providers in Oakland, TN

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Oakland internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Oakland 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 Oakland area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Oakland residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 61% of those living in Oakland.

There are five internet providers serving the Oakland area, and 99.92% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Oakland's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Oakland

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

DSL internet from AT&T is available to nearly all Oakland residents, covering 86% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from AT&T, which covers 61% of the area. Oakland’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Oakland residents.

AT&T DSL internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

75 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

86%

DSL from AT&T offers broadband to nearly all households in Oakland covering 86% of the area.

DSL internet from AT&T uses telephone lines in Oakland 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oakland, $0.83.

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 Oakland. These download speeds are available to 86% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 316 Mbps.

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AT&T fiber-optic internet

Provider
AT&T
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

61%

Fiber-optic from AT&T offers broadband to most households in Oakland covering 61% 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 Oakland than other internet types.

Internet prices for AT&T start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $47.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.50 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oakland, $0.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, AT&T offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Oakland. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 316 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Oakland covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Oakland 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 Oakland, $47.49.

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 Oakland, $0.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Oakland. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Oakland's providers, 316 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Oakland, TN internet providers

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Provider
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic61%
AT&T $49.99/mo. 100 - 75 MbpsDSL86%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 150 MbpsCable100%
ECSIS.NET, LLC - -DSL100%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Oakland with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 61% of households in Oakland. The next fastest internet provider in Oakland is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Oakland with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $47.49.

AT&T is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Oakland, covering 61% of the city.

If you suspect your slow speeds are the result of your internet provider throttling your connection, the easiest way to determine if you’re being throttled is to perform two speed tests. Run the first test on your regular network, then run the second one on a VPN. If the two speeds are drastically different (and the VPN test was higher), your internet provider may be throttling your speeds.

Wi-Fi connects your device to a router, but that router needs to be connected to the internet for your device to also be connected to the internet. You need an internet service provider to get Wi-Fi.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.