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Internet Providers in Pelham, Georgia
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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 IPBB and Fixed Wireless (87.82 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage).
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 Internet also serves the area with a recorded maximum speed of 18 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
46.3% of consumers in Pelham4,000 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||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||71.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|City of Camilla||50 Mbps||Cable||2m 43s||39.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||87.8%|
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.
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 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.
Compare Pelham to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Pelham||122.3 Mbps||7||$0.51 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +412.1 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +26.5 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +38.3 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +47.2 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +39.8 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|