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Internet Providers in Forsyth, Georgia
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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 377 broadband deals in the area around Forsyth since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 965 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
59.83 percent of Forsyth households (9,000 residents total) have only one choice for home residential broadband service.
Taking a look now at network technologies installed around the area, we see that the most frequently available wired Internet connection options are IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless (69.01 percent coverage) and Satellite (near one hundred percent coverage).
AT&T Internet is a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Forsyth with 69 percent coverage and a top speed of 100 Mbps. Aside from home Internet, there are also 3 companies in city limits offering enterprise and business products and services such as point-to-point connectivity. We list every provider with business plans on their site.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest ISPs in Forsyth in terms of coverage area. The more common providers often compete at addresses around Forsyth.
Internet Statistics 2021
59.8% of consumers in Forsyth9,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Forsyth, Georgia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||8s||69.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Forsyth Cablenet||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s||4.0%|
|Forsyth CableNet||30 Mbps||Cable||4m 33s||42.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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.
Compare Forsyth to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Forsyth||40.2 Mbps||7||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +494.2 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +108.6 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +120.4 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +129.3 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +121.9 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|