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Internet providers in Oakland, TN

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic61%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL86%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 150 MbpsCable100%
ECSIS - -DSL100%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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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.

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*
$30/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 $30/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $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 Oakland, $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 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*
$40/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 $40/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Oakland, $42.49.

AT&T customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 100 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.40 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Oakland, $0.67.

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, $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 Oakland, $0.67.

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 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. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in 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.

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, $42.49.

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

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.