Internet Providers in Forsyth, Georgia

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Residential Internet Statistics for Forsyth, GA
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 38.8 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 28.63%

Internet Access in Forsyth, Georgia

Information on this page is calculated based on biannual FCC coverage reports. We leverage direct reporting from providers and other privatized data to further validate the data. Plan, pricing, and other data is collected through our data division. To date, we've analyzed and verified 336 broadband deals in the area around Forsyth since founding in 2014. Speed test averages in Forsyth is currently based on the 2,468 user speed tests shown in the tools below.

The majority of Forsyth households have 2 wired broadband service providers available to them (2.87 per census block). 32.18% of the Forsyth area — 5,000 people — have one or fewer choices for their broadband service provider. Regardless of alternative services with local coverage, including wireless, DSL and cable broadband are likely to offer the best price for home use.

Taking a look now at network technologies installed around the area, we see that the most frequently available wired Internet connection options are Fixed Wireless (83.84 percent coverage) and IPBB (66.70 percent coverage).

AT&T is a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Forsyth with 83 percent coverage and a top speed of 10 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet in Forsyth. fixed wireless providers like Public Service Data Wireless can offer 3 Mbps over direct wireless technology. There are also 2 providers in Forsyth marketing specialized enterprise and business services like SD-WAN. BroadbandNow includes every local provider with business plans online, but consumer-focused companies sometimes offer unlisted business plans as well.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the largest ISPs in Forsyth in terms of coverage area. The more common providers often compete at addresses around Forsyth.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Forsyth with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Forsyth is the 332nd most connected city in Georgia behind Juliette, Flovilla, Jackson, Milner, and Barnesville.
  • The fastest zip code in Forsyth for February 2021 is 31029. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

5,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Forsyth, Georgia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T 1,000 Mbps Fixed Wireless, DSL, and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Forsyth CableNet 100 Mbps Cable and Fiber 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Forsyth, Georgia

  • AT&T - 83.8% Availability in Forsyth - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Forsyth CableNet - 38.1% Availability in Forsyth - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Forsyth - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Forsyth - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Forsyth

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Forsyth is the 332nd most connected city in Georgia behind Juliette, Flovilla, Jackson, Milner, and Barnesville.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 6,000 people in Monroe County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 11% of people living in Forsyth have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 68% of Forsyth residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 31029 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Forsyth.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Monroe County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Caps in Forsyth

Data collected by our research team shows that some of the common providers use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked since customers view caps as a strategy to stop "cord cutting". Providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Forsyth

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Fixed Wireless, DSL, and Fiber 83.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Forsyth CableNet Cable and Fiber 38.1%+ 100 Mbps
Public Service Data Wireless Fixed Wireless 13.3%+ 3.0 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Uniti Fiber Fiber 1.7%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Forsyth to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Forsyth 38.8 Mbps 10 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +310.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +68.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.20 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +60.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +72.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +76.5 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )