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Internet providers in Sparta, TN

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Sparta, TN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $27.99 6 - 24 MbpsDSL42%
Xfinity $29.99 25 - 987 MbpsCable1.127%
Spectrum $44.99 200 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Ben Lomand Connect $49.95 50 - 60 MbpsDSL95%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Sparta internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Sparta 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 Sparta area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Sparta residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. No fiber-optic providers are currently available in Sparta, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are six internet providers serving the Sparta area, and 96.12% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Sparta's six internet providers, prices start at $27.99 and available download speeds reach up to 987 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Sparta

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

DSL internet from Frontier is available to many Sparta residents, covering 42% of households. Many will also have the option of cable from Spectrum, which covers 100% of the area. Sparta’s third most-available internet provider, Ben Lomand Connect, offers DSL to around 95% of Sparta residents.

Frontier DSL internet

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

24 Mbps

Max upload speed

2 Mbps

Average availability

42%

DSL from Frontier offers broadband to about half of households in Sparta covering 42% of the area.

DSL internet from Frontier uses telephone lines in Sparta 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 Sparta, $43.82.

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 Sparta, $0.83.

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 Sparta. These download speeds are available to 42% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sparta's providers, 237 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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Sparta covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Sparta 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 Sparta, $43.82.

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 Sparta, $0.83.

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 Sparta. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Sparta's providers, 237 Mbps.

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Ben Lomand Connect DSL internet

Provider

Ben Lomand Connect

Starting price*
$49.95/mo.
Max download speed

60 Mbps

Max upload speed

5 Mbps

Average availability

95%

DSL from Ben Lomand Connect offers broadband to nearly all households in Sparta covering 95% of the area.

DSL internet from Ben Lomand Connect uses telephone lines in Sparta 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 higher than the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $43.82.

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 Sparta, $0.83.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Ben Lomand Connect offers download speeds up to 60 Mbps and upload speeds up to 5 Mbps in Sparta. These download speeds are available to 95% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Sparta's providers, 237 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Sparta with download speeds up to 987 Mbps. These speeds are available to 1.127% of households in Sparta. The next fastest internet provider in Sparta is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Frontier offers the cheapest internet in Sparta with plans starting at $27.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $43.82.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.

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.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.

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.