Internet Providers in Saint George, GA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Saint George, GA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59

Internet Access in Saint George, Georgia

The average Saint George location can get Internet service from 1.2 different providers.

Looking at network technologies available across the Saint George area, the most prevalent wired broadband tech types are Satellite and DSL, with close to one hundred percent and 86.86% respectively. DSL Internet service is delivered over twisted copper telephone wires, and is sold by companies like Windstream that historically provided phone service. DSL is the slowest of all major wired broadband infrastructures.

Viasat Internet is the most common option for Saint George residents. virtually one hundred percent of the Saint George area can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common followup option, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the area with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest Internet plan we've found for HughesNet in Saint George is 25 megabits per second.

The data listed here is sourced from FCC reports specific to the area, and is through private databases and direct provider reporting to create more detailed results than governmental websites. Information on speed and pricing of individual Internet plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans each year.

Aside from the Internet providers listed above, Windstream is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 86 percent of Saint George. Wireless options are commonly advertised in the area. However, the wired options detailed in our results virtually always offer better pricing. As shown in the map below, the vast majority of Saint George residents can get service from wired broadband.

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 Saint George, Georgia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Windstream 200 Mbps DSL 40s
Windstream 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Saint George, Georgia

  • Windstream - DSL - 86.9% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
  • Windstream - Fiber - 14.9% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saint George - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Saint George

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Saint George is the 524th most connected city in Georgia behind Bryceville, Callahan, Glen Saint Mary, Macclenny, and Hilliard.

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

Approximately 400 people in Charlton 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.

Fiber Availability: 15% of people living in Saint George have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

In Charlton County, approximately 2,000 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 Cord Cutting Around Saint George

Data from our researchers shows that top ISPs in Saint George place a limit on data use on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a tactic to limit streaming. Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Saint George

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Windstream DSL 86.9%+ 200 Mbps
SETEL Fixed Wireless 18.4%+ 10 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 14.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.0%+ 200 Mbps

Compare Saint George to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Saint George 20.2 Mbps 5 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +395.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +98.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +96 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +107.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +107.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )