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%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Forsyth, Georgia
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.
Internet Statistics 2021
32.2% of consumers in Forsyth5,000 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 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.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Forsyth
|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|
|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 )|