Internet Providers in Pelham, GA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pelham, GA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $57.5

Internet Access in Pelham, Georgia

Pelham currently has two main Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. They have speeds up to 100 Mbps and availability in close to one hundred percent of the city. As for HughesNet, they market Satellite. They have availability for near one hundred percent of Pelham.

Since most houses are only wired for one landline phone company and one cable television provider, the majority of Pelham residents have 2-3 wired broadband service providers to choose from (2.65 per census block specifically). 46.29 percent of the Pelham area — 4,000 people — are limited to one or fewer options for their Internet provider. Regardless of other networks in the area, DSL and cable broadband usually provide the best pricing for home use.

In terms of network technologies available across the Pelham area, the most frequently available hardwired broadband Internet technology varieties are Fixed Wireless and IPBB, with 87.82% and 57.93% respectively.

The data listed here comes from FCC coverage reports. Then, it's validated using private databases and direct provider reporting to create more useful listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by our research and analysis experts, who gather thousands of plans each year.

While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, AT&T also serves the area with a recorded maximum speed of 10 Mbps. See the interactive map to see how many options residents have at a granular level, and the "Download Speeds" tab to see how Viasat compares to other Pelham options in speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 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 Pelham, Georgia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
City of Camilla 50 Mbps Cable 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pelham, Georgia

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 57.9% Availability in Pelham - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 87.8% Availability in Pelham - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 71.2% Availability in Pelham - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • City of Camilla - Cable - 39.8% Availability in Pelham - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • Windstream - DSL - 9.9% Availability in Pelham - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pelham - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pelham - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pelham

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Pelham is the 88th most connected city in Georgia ahead of Camilla, Ochlocknee, Cairo, Meigs, and Baconton.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Mitchell 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 54% of Pelham 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 Mitchell 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 on Pelham Internet Plans

Internet companies have moved to add data limits to consumer Internet plans in recent years. This trend is certainly true for Pelham, with providers like Mediacom adding plans with data caps. This doesn't really matter for most customers, but is liable to affect those that consume a large amount of high-def video. Caps on cable packages are usually about one Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than one percent of Internet users. Mediacom Cable customers should verify data caps when signing up.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pelham

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 57.9%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 87.8%+ 25 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 71.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
City of Camilla Cable 39.8%+ 50 Mbps
Windstream DSL 9.9%+ 200 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 58.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
AssetBlack Fiber 1.1%+ 50 Mbps

Compare Pelham to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pelham 116.3 Mbps 7 $0.22 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +299.1 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +2.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -0.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +11.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +11.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )