Internet Providers in Sylvester, GA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Sylvester, GA
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.98

Internet Access in Sylvester, Georgia

Government-sourced Form 477 datasets are the primary source for Sylvester-area coverage data listed here. Since 2014, we've analyzed 4,232 rows of FCC and private data about Internet availability within Sylvester. Our researchers have manually sourced Internet pricing info for 297 Internet plans in Sylvester. The download speed averages are based on 414 individual speed tests within Sylvester.

Mediacom Cable is an second choice to the primary providers. They offer a top speed of 1,000 Mbps.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Sylvester. practically one hundred percent of the Sylvester area can receive Internet service from them. HughesNet is the most likely second option, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of residents with Satellite broadband service. HughesNet's strongest package for Sylvester is 25 megabits per second.

The majority of Sylvester households have 2 wired Internet service providers to choose from. 35.89 percent of the Sylvester area — 4,000 people — have one or fewer choices. DSL and cable Internet services generally offer the most reasonable price and data packages for home use.

In summary, locals are frequently choosing between IPBB and Fixed Wireless. The mapping tools and user speed test data seen below illustrate where the actual speed test results differ when comparing specific neighborhoods and ISPs in Sylvester.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Sylvester with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Sylvester is the 202nd most connected city in Georgia ahead of Sycamore, Poulan, Ashburn, and Doerun, but behind Ty Ty.

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 Sylvester, Georgia

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Windstream 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s
Plant Telephone Company 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Sylvester, Georgia

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 66.1% Availability in Sylvester - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 82.6% Availability in Sylvester - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 53.7% Availability in Sylvester - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Plant Telephone Company - DSL - 3.0% Availability in Sylvester - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Windstream - DSL - 1.7% Availability in Sylvester - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sylvester - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Sylvester - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sylvester

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Sylvester is the 202nd most connected city in Georgia ahead of Sycamore, Poulan, Ashburn, and Doerun, but behind Ty Ty.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Worth 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 64% of Sylvester 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 Worth County, approximately 6,000 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 in Sylvester

Internet companies have begun to impose data "plans" onto home Internet packages recently. This trend is certainly true for Sylvester, with local Internet companies such as Mediacom featuring capped plans. It's not a major concern for the majority of residents, but might be an issue for subscribers who share their WiFi or "power users" who download a large amount of 4K content. Data caps with cable plans tend to be about one Terabyte, which is way more than 99 percent of customers use. Mediacom Cable customers in Sylvester are advised to confirm data use policies before signing a contract.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Sylvester

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 66.1%+ 100 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 82.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 53.7%+ 25 Mbps
Plant Telephone Company DSL 3.0%+ 10 Mbps
Windstream DSL 1.7%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Sylvester to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sylvester 76.9 Mbps 7 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +338.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +9 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +42 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +39.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +50.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +50.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )