Internet Providers in Meigs, GA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Meigs, GA
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $46.81

Internet Access in Meigs, Georgia

There are 11 Internet providers operating in Meigs. There are 3 mobile Internet companies.

57.31 percent of Meigs residents are currently without a choice when it comes to true broadband Internet service. This isn't a shock since market competition between Internet providers is low. Locations in the local area usually have 1-2 choices for Internet service.

Since FCC coverage data is only tallied up biannually and only made public six months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the lag time.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Meigs.

Satellite is the top network type present in Meigs worth considering. Enter zip in the search tool above to search our database for more detailed results.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Meigs, Georgia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 44.6%
Windstream 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 78.3%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 17.2%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Meigs

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Meigs is the 337th most connected city in Georgia ahead of Coolidge, but behind Pelham, Camilla, Ochlocknee, and Cairo.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Thomas 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.

Approximately 43% of Meigs 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.

In Thomas County, approximately 5,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Meigs

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the common providers in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers insist that caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is video streaming, which easily consumes 1–7GB/hour.

Compare Meigs to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Meigs 8.9 Mbps 7 $0.74 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +525.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +139.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +151.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +160.6 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +153.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )