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Internet Providers in Jackson, Georgia
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Internet Access in Jackson, Georgia
Jackson has a total of 6 Internet service providers (ISPs) offering residential connections. If you include business Internet, that's 15 Internet providers available locally, such as GTT Communications. (Some might be "double entries", since many companies advertise residential and smb services separately.)
Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area in Jackson. They are accessible for virtually one hundred percent of Jackson. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan for Jackson is 25 Mbps download.
Looking at network technology installed the city, the most frequently available physical wire broadband connection varieties are IPBB and Fiber and Cable, with 84.89% and 64.79% respectively. Regular cable TV companies are the main source for cable home Internet service, since they can leverage their existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to Internet service. Jackson customers of cable ISPs like Spectrum usually select it due to the combination of low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to the alternatives, anyway.)
The information listed here comes via FCC reports. Then, it is through privatized databases to output more granular listings than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by our data analysis team, who collect tens of thousands of data points every year. We've gathered 344 Jackson Internet plans from 2014–present. There are 37 Internet or bundled packages currently on the market in the area.
For more info, activate the map below. You'll find that the average amount of market competition is 1.7 companies covering each census block. This leaves 45.47 percent of consumers with only one choice.
Internet Statistics 2022
45.5% of consumers in Jackson10,000 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 Jackson, Georgia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||1,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||84.9%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||37.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||37.4%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Jackson
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues in Jackson
Data from our research team suggests that some of the popular ISPs place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because customers view caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily uses 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Jackson to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Jackson||57.2 Mbps||7||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +488.4 Mbps )||21 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +104.1 Mbps )||20 ( +13 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +123.7 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +129.4 Mbps )||26 ( +19 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +121.9 Mbps )||10 ( +3 )||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Jackson
They are great
I loved the service. I had to drop them because they were not in the area we moved in. It made me sad. Best internet service ever. Highly recommend.