Internet Service Providers in Bentonia, Mississippi

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Internet Statistics for Bentonia, MS
Providers: 5
Max Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
Fiber: Available
Cable: Not Available
DSL: Available

Internet Access in Bentonia, Mississippi

Fixed Wireless infrastructure and IPBB infrastructure make up the most widespread hardwired broadband varieties within Bentonia, with 79.30 percent and 63.25 percent network reach respectively.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most common Internet choice in Bentonia. The provider is available to close to one hundred percent of Bentonia. HughesNet is the most common second option, serving practically one hundred percent of Bentonia with Satellite Internet service. The fastest Internet plan we've seen for HughesNet for Bentonia is 25 megabits per second download.

Since the majority of buildings are only wired for one phone provider and one cable company, the majority of Bentonia households have 2-3 wired broadband providers to choose from (2.37 per census block). 37.36% of Bentonia residents — 1,000 people — have one or fewer options. Regardless of other technologies available, such as wireless, DSL and cable broadband services usually provide the best price for home use.

AT&T provides a common alternative. They offer 79 percent local availability and a maximum download speed of 10 Mbps.

Coverage data on this page comes via FCC provider-reported data, which requires providers in Bentonia to submit availability data biannually. Leveraging direct relationships with providers nationally, we are able to verify this data against privatized data submitted by providers. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on actual speed tests originating in Bentonia from M-Labs.

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 Bentonia, Mississippi

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
C Spire Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
AT&T 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless and DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Bentonia, Mississippi

  • AT&T - 79.3% Availability in Bentonia - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • C Spire Fiber - 30.1% Availability in Bentonia - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Bentonia - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Bentonia - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

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Bentonia is the 303rd most connected city in Mississippi behind Madison, Canton, Flora, Yazoo City, and Benton.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Yazoo 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: 30% of people living in Bentonia 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.

Approximately 63% of Bentonia 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 Yazoo 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Bentonia

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Fixed Wireless and DSL 79.3%+ 100 Mbps
C Spire Fiber Fiber 30.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
C Spire Business Fiber 27.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Bentonia to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Bentonia 40.5 Mbps 6 $1.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +308.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +66.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +59.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +71.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +74.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )