Internet Service Providers in Georgia

Georgia Internet Coverage and Availability

Internet Availability by County

84.9%
57.4%

170.2

12th

High-Speed Internet Access

93.0%

of Georgians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

78.0%

of Georgians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Wired Internet Access

98.0%

of Georgians have access to wireline service

51.0%

of Georgians have access to fiber-optic service

86.8%

of Georgians have access to cable service

92.7%

of Georgians have access to DSL service

Metro & Rural County Coverage

County Name % Broadband Coverage
Appling 54.5%
Atkinson 67.4%
Bacon 84.7%
Baker 1.8%
Baldwin 98.2%
Banks 90.8%
Barrow 99.8%
Bartow 98.2%
Ben Hill 95.3%
Berrien 91.5%
Bibb 97.3%
Bleckley 58.7%
Brantley 100.0%
Brooks 90.0%
Bryan 99.1%
Bulloch 100.0%
Burke 74.7%
Butts 81.8%
Calhoun 33.5%
Camden 96.7%
Candler 100.0%
Carroll 94.0%
Catoosa 99.3%
Charlton 86.7%
Chatham 98.4%
Chattahoochee 72.2%
Chattooga 98.7%
Cherokee 98.8%
Clarke 99.9%
Clay 77.5%
Clayton 99.4%
Clinch 84.0%
Cobb 98.7%
Coffee 94.6%
Colquitt 94.0%
Columbia 93.8%
Cook 88.0%
Coweta 96.4%
Crawford 95.7%
Crisp 81.6%
Dade 93.9%
Dawson 96.6%
Decatur 69.1%
DeKalb 99.5%
Dodge 69.2%
Dooly 71.5%
Dougherty 97.9%
Douglas 98.9%
Early 64.6%
Echols 30.1%
Effingham 98.9%
Elbert 82.5%
Emanuel 94.9%
Evans 87.3%
Fannin 95.3%
Fayette 99.8%
Floyd 95.4%
Forsyth 99.8%
Franklin 86.4%
Fulton 99.0%
Gilmer 89.8%
Glascock 0.6%
Glynn 98.3%
Gordon 93.4%
Grady 89.5%
Greene 74.4%
Gwinnett 99.5%
Habersham 98.7%
Hall 98.8%
Hancock 3.3%
Haralson 73.1%
Harris 88.4%
Hart 94.2%
Heard 58.8%
Henry 99.9%
Houston 97.8%
Irwin 74.1%
Jackson 96.7%
Jasper 80.5%
Jeff Davis 64.1%
Jefferson 11.9%
Jenkins 84.5%
Johnson 28.7%
Jones 92.1%
Lamar 72.2%
Lanier 89.4%
Laurens 73.6%
Lee 91.4%
Liberty 95.8%
Lincoln 100.0%
Long 96.2%
Lowndes 91.3%
Lumpkin 97.7%
McDuffie 82.0%
McIntosh 98.4%
Macon 87.7%
Madison 95.5%
Marion 83.5%
Meriwether 55.6%
Miller 11.3%
Mitchell 65.2%
Monroe 56.0%
Montgomery 58.9%
Morgan 51.2%
Murray 99.1%
Muscogee 99.6%
Newton 99.6%
Oconee 97.3%
Oglethorpe 83.2%
Paulding 99.9%
Peach 91.3%
Pickens 95.2%
Pierce 82.7%
Pike 44.1%
Polk 97.8%
Pulaski 73.4%
Putnam 94.1%
Quitman 66.1%
Rabun 97.1%
Randolph 85.7%
Richmond 95.2%
Rockdale 99.4%
Schley 85.1%
Screven 99.9%
Seminole 90.0%
Spalding 97.2%
Stephens 97.3%
Stewart 2.8%
Sumter 73.9%
Talbot 86.5%
Taliaferro 91.4%
Tattnall 86.8%
Taylor 87.8%
Telfair 85.5%
Terrell 83.7%
Thomas 90.2%
Tift 88.5%
Toombs 79.7%
Towns 98.9%
Treutlen 13.7%
Troup 96.4%
Turner 79.3%
Twiggs 50.7%
Union 98.5%
Upson 95.6%
Walker 98.1%
Walton 96.6%
Ware 91.1%
Warren 3.3%
Washington 68.8%
Wayne 91.4%
Webster 53.0%
Wheeler 69.4%
White 98.0%
Whitfield 100.0%
Wilcox 74.0%
Wilkes 100.0%
Wilkinson 87.8%
Worth 65.1%

Internet Speed in Top Georgia Cities

City Avg. Download Speed No. of Providers
1. Atlanta 151.6 MBPS 43 Providers
2. Marietta 182.5 MBPS 29 Providers
3. Savannah 124.0 MBPS 25 Providers
4. Lawrenceville 190.3 MBPS 23 Providers
5. Augusta 78.2 MBPS 23 Providers

Fastest Major Providers in Georgia

Provider Avg. download speed
AT&T Internet 238.4 MBPS
Mediacom Cable 210.5 MBPS
Xfinity 200.4 MBPS
Spectrum 160.9 MBPS
Windstream 66.5 MBPS

High-Speed Internet in Georgia, 2022

Written by the BroadbandNow team. Last updated 11/22/2021.

The state of Georgia has the 12th best broadband access ranking in the country in comparison to the rest of the United States. At this time, 35.8% of Georgians have access to fiber-optic service, which is significantly higher than the national average of 25% of consumers with access to the same. Additionally, 40.8% of Georgia’s residents have access to gigabit broadband internet services. According to user speed test data, Georgia’s average download speed is about 150.6 Mbps, which is higher than most states.

The Digital Divide in Georgia

When it comes to broadband, the term ‘digital divide’ is used to describe the gap between those who have access to affordable, high-speed wired internet services and those who do not. In Georgia, while the majority of the state is relatively well-connected, a number of counties still experience low broadband coverage, and not all residents have equal access to a low-priced plan.

For example, while 94.1% of Georgians have access to a wired connection capable of 25 Mbps download speeds or faster, there are 484,000 people in Georgia without access to the same caliber of connection. Additionally, despite there being 232 operational internet providers in Georgia, 286,000 people do not have access to a single internet provider, and another 927,000 people only have access to one provider at their place of residence.

As for pricing, affordability data reveals that 57.4% of Georgia’s population has access to what is considered a low-priced internet plan, costing $60 or less per month. In comparison, only 51.5% of Americans have access to the same on a nationwide scale.

Best-Connected Cities

In terms of broadband affordability, coverage, and speeds, a handful of cities in Georgia outrank the rest. The most well-connected cities in Georgia are Cumming, Alpharetta, Lawrenceville, Decatur, and Marietta, with the first in the list ranking highest in the state.

Internet for Rural Areas in Georgia

On the other hand, the top five worst-connected cities in Georgia are Nunez, Louvale, Siloam, Bluffton, and Rockledge, with the latter ranking lowest in the state. No residents in any of these cities have access to a low-priced wired internet plan.

Learn how Georgia stacks up against other states throughout the nation.

Governmental Initiatives

Since 2010, federal grants amounting to $5,229,940 has gone toward the Georgia Technology Authority to fund the mapping and development of broadband within Georgia. Nearly another $70 million in federal funding has gone toward fueling broadband infrastructure within the state.

In 2018, state legislation launched the Georgia Broadband Deployment Initiative, which “calls for the promotion and deployment of broadband services throughout the state to unserved areas with a minimum of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload speeds.”

The information above is taken from a mix of public and private datasets. More about our data here.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Internet Providers By City in Georgia

Average speed over time
Acworth 98.9%
19 providers
Adairsville 94.8%
13 providers
Adel 93.3%
10 providers
Albany 97.2%
20 providers
Alma 87.8%
8 providers
Alpharetta 99.5%
26 providers
Alto 90.9%
10 providers
Americus 85.7%
16 providers
Athens 100.0%
23 providers
Atlanta 98.9%
43 providers
Auburn 99.8%
13 providers
Augusta 95.7%
23 providers
Austell 97.3%
19 providers
Bainbridge 82.0%
15 providers
Ball Ground 93.9%
13 providers
Barnesville 74.9%
12 providers
Baxley 59.9%
8 providers
Bethlehem 100.0%
11 providers
Blackshear 85.0%
10 providers
Blairsville 98.6%
10 providers
Blakely 73.3%
10 providers
Blue Ridge 97.0%
11 providers
Bogart 100.0%
18 providers
Bonaire 99.6%
14 providers
Braselton 99.9%
12 providers
Bremen 91.9%
14 providers
Brunswick 98.3%
18 providers
Buford 99.9%
23 providers
Byron 99.1%
14 providers
Cairo 95.7%
12 providers
Calhoun 99.2%
16 providers
Camilla 72.1%
13 providers
Canton 99.7%
16 providers
Carrollton 96.9%
19 providers
Cartersville 99.4%
17 providers
Cedartown 98.2%
13 providers
Chatsworth 99.4%
15 providers
Chickamauga 98.7%
14 providers
Clarkesville 97.7%
9 providers
Clarkston 99.7%
13 providers
Claxton 85.0%
14 providers
Cleveland 98.1%
11 providers
Cochran 58.2%
11 providers
Columbus 99.8%
22 providers
Commerce 96.2%
11 providers
Conley 99.9%
13 providers
Conyers 99.4%
18 providers
Cordele 86.6%
14 providers
Cornelia 99.6%
10 providers
Covington 99.7%
14 providers
Cumming 99.9%
18 providers
Dacula 100.0%
14 providers
Dahlonega 97.4%
11 providers
Dallas 99.9%
18 providers
Dalton 100.0%
13 providers
Danielsville 96.2%
10 providers
Dawson 83.1%
11 providers
Dawsonville 97.1%
13 providers
Decatur 99.6%
22 providers
Douglas 96.5%
13 providers
Douglasville 99.0%
18 providers
Dublin 93.6%
12 providers
Duluth 99.8%
27 providers
East Dublin 42.8%
11 providers
Eastman 72.6%
10 providers
Eatonton 94.0%
13 providers
Elberton 88.8%
10 providers
Ellenwood 99.6%
15 providers
Ellijay 89.9%
11 providers
Evans 99.1%
14 providers
Fairburn 98.1%
12 providers
Fayetteville 99.9%
15 providers
Fitzgerald 94.3%
6 providers
Flowery Branch 100.0%
13 providers
Folkston 89.3%
10 providers
Forest Park 99.1%
16 providers
Forsyth 50.6%
11 providers
Fort Benning 99.1%
12 providers
Fort Stewart 95.4%
12 providers
Fort Valley 85.4%
16 providers
Franklin 61.6%
8 providers
Gainesville 99.8%
19 providers
Glennville 91.5%
9 providers
Gray 94.1%
11 providers
Grayson 100.0%
11 providers
Greensboro 75.0%
14 providers
Griffin 98.7%
16 providers
Grovetown 94.3%
16 providers
Guyton 100.0%
11 providers
Hahira 96.6%
11 providers
Hampton 99.8%
14 providers
Hartwell 99.0%
11 providers
Hawkinsville 77.3%
10 providers
Hazlehurst 67.2%
9 providers
Hephzibah 98.9%
17 providers
Hinesville 98.0%
16 providers
Hiram 99.7%
14 providers
Hogansville 91.1%
10 providers
Hoschton 99.7%
12 providers
Jackson 80.2%
12 providers
Jasper 99.0%
13 providers
Jefferson 97.5%
11 providers
Jesup 92.7%
15 providers
Jonesboro 99.7%
19 providers
Kathleen 99.2%
15 providers
Kennesaw 98.7%
21 providers
Kingsland 99.1%
12 providers
Kingston 94.0%
12 providers
La Fayette 97.1%
13 providers
Lagrange 98.1%
15 providers
Lake Park 79.6%
12 providers
Lawrenceville 99.2%
23 providers
Leesburg 93.0%
14 providers
Lilburn 99.8%
13 providers
Lithia Springs 99.6%
19 providers
Lithonia 99.8%
14 providers
Lizella 100.0%
14 providers
Locust Grove 99.3%
16 providers
Loganville 99.7%
14 providers
Ludowici 96.9%
11 providers
Lula 86.8%
11 providers
Lyons 70.9%
15 providers
Mableton 99.6%
18 providers
Macon 95.5%
27 providers
Madison 58.2%
10 providers
Marietta 98.0%
29 providers
Mcdonough 100.0%
17 providers
Metter 100.0%
13 providers
Midland 99.5%
16 providers
Midway 93.1%
13 providers
Milledgeville 98.2%
11 providers
Monroe 96.9%
13 providers
Monticello 83.5%
10 providers
Morrow 97.8%
16 providers
Moultrie 98.2%
12 providers
Nashville 90.9%
8 providers
Newnan 99.7%
20 providers
Norcross 98.9%
25 providers
Oxford 99.6%
12 providers
Palmetto 98.5%
13 providers
Peachtree City 99.6%
20 providers
Pelham 77.4%
12 providers
Perry 96.4%
13 providers
Pooler 99.7%
17 providers
Powder Springs 100.0%
14 providers
Quitman 89.7%
12 providers
Reidsville 84.3%
10 providers
Rex 100.0%
11 providers
Richmond Hill 98.6%
17 providers
Rincon 99.6%
13 providers
Ringgold 99.4%
16 providers
Riverdale 99.3%
14 providers
Rockmart 98.4%
13 providers
Rocky Face 99.5%
12 providers
Rome 97.8%
16 providers
Rossville 99.4%
14 providers
Roswell 100.0%
21 providers
Royston 88.4%
16 providers
Saint Marys 99.4%
14 providers
Saint Simons Island 98.7%
15 providers
Sandersville 79.5%
13 providers
Savannah 98.4%
25 providers
Senoia 93.0%
10 providers
Sharpsburg 99.9%
13 providers
Smyrna 99.9%
20 providers
Snellville 99.6%
16 providers
Social Circle 87.3%
11 providers
Sparta 5.5%
10 providers
Springfield 95.2%
12 providers
Statesboro 100.0%
17 providers
Statham 99.7%
11 providers
Stockbridge 99.8%
16 providers
Stone Mountain 99.6%
19 providers
Summerville 98.8%
11 providers
Suwanee 100.0%
20 providers
Swainsboro 94.6%
13 providers
Sylvania 99.9%
9 providers
Sylvester 77.8%
12 providers
Temple 99.1%
13 providers
Thomaston 98.3%
10 providers
Thomasville 94.9%
14 providers
Thomson 85.1%
12 providers
Tifton 92.0%
15 providers
Toccoa 97.0%
10 providers
Trenton 95.8%
12 providers
Tucker 99.8%
17 providers
Tunnel Hill 99.0%
12 providers
Tyrone 99.9%
14 providers
Union City 95.5%
15 providers
Valdosta 92.6%
18 providers
Vidalia 83.0%
16 providers
Villa Rica 99.2%
14 providers
Warner Robins 98.1%
16 providers
Watkinsville 95.1%
14 providers
Waycross 96.4%
14 providers
Waynesboro 83.8%
12 providers
Winder 99.6%
10 providers
Winston 100.0%
12 providers
Woodstock 99.9%
21 providers

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