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Internet providers in Sparta, TN

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Sparta, TN internet providers

Provider
Frontier $54.99 VariesDSL42%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable1.127%
Spectrum $49.99 300 - 1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Ben Lomand Connect $34.95 5 - 15 MbpsDSL95%
HughesNet $64.99 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 45% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 19% of those living in Sparta.

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 $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Sparta

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Spectrum 122 Mbps 10 Mbps Cable
Frontier 11 Mbps 1 Mbps DSL

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*
$54.99/mo.
Max download speed

Varies

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 $54.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $50.82.

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Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $50.82.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sparta, $0.65.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps** and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Sparta. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Sparta's providers, 279 Mbps.

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Ben Lomand Connect DSL internet

Provider

Ben Lomand Connect

Starting price*
$34.95/mo.
Max download speed

15 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 $34.95/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $50.82.

Ben Lomand Connect customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 5 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $6.99 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Sparta, $0.65.

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 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, 279 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 $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Sparta at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 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 3,000 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 1,000 Mbps* to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Sparta with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Sparta, $50.82.

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.

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 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%.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.