Internet Providers in Meadville, Mississippi

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Internet Statistics for Meadville, MS
Providers: 7
Max Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
Fiber: Available
Cable: Not Available
DSL: Available

Internet Access in Meadville, Mississippi

The average Meadville location can get broadband service from 1.39 different providers.

Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Meadville.

The packages listed above are collected by hand by our data science and research team. The 17 packages shown above are the latest of 110 broadband plans we've seen in Meadville to date.

DSL broadband has widespread availability compared to other types of wired broadband in Meadville because virtually all houses are wired with phone lines. The line usually reaches the subscriber from a utility pole, and you plug in a modem to the phone outlet to complete the connection for Wifi service.

Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Franklin Telephone provides a third choice for wired broadband in 76 percent of Meadville. Wireless options like satellite and mobile are advertised locally. However, the hardwired options detailed in our results virtually always provide stronger pricing. The majority of Meadville residents can get service from wired Internet.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Meadville with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Meadville is the 340th most connected city in Mississippi behind Gloster, Roxie, Smithdale, Fayette, and Liberty.
  • The fastest zip code in Meadville for February 2021 is 39653. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Meadville, Mississippi

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Franklin Telephone 100 Mbps DSL and Fiber 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless and DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Meadville, Mississippi

  • Franklin Telephone - 76.6% Availability in Meadville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T - 5.3% Availability in Meadville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Meadville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Meadville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Meadville

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Meadville is the 340th most connected city in Mississippi behind Gloster, Roxie, Smithdale, Fayette, and Liberty.

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

Approximately 900 people in Franklin 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: 40% of people living in Meadville 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.

As of this month, 39653 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Meadville.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Franklin County, approximately 7,000 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 Around Meadville

Data from our researchers shows that some of the popular ISPs place some sort of limit on data use on residential Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because subscribers view them as a tactic for limiting streaming. Providers explain that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Meadville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Franklin Telephone DSL and Fiber 76.6%+ 100 Mbps
DSLbyAir Fixed Wireless 16.2%+ 50 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless and DSL 5.3%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
C Spire Business Fiber 8.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 9.3%+ 25 Mbps

Compare Meadville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Meadville 11.8 Mbps 7 $2.86 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +337.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +95.3 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +87.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +99.9 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +103.5 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )