Internet Service Providers in Pickens, Mississippi

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Internet Statistics for Pickens, MS
Providers: 8
Max Advertised Speed: 1200 Mbps
Fiber: Available
Cable: Available
DSL: Available

Internet Access in Pickens, Mississippi

There are 13 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Pickens. There are 4 LTE providers.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are currently the main Internet choices in Pickens.

Keep in mind that since FCC coverage data is only collected twice annually and only published six months later, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this problem.

The average Pickens home has 2-3 Internet providers with the ability to provide service for that building. This is a strong level of market competition. It results in two providers competing on prices. This Internet access isn't universal, however. A surprising 22.91 of residents still have only one option for wired broadband Internet service.

In summary, the most common broadband choices for Pickens Internet users are IPBB and Fixed Wireless. and download speed test data below illustrate where the real-world speed test and performance results differ when comparing zip codes and providers in the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 Pickens, Mississippi

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
C Spire Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pickens, Mississippi

  • AT&T Internet - 75.0% Availability in Pickens - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Sparklight - 47.4% Availability in Pickens - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • C Spire Fiber - 47.4% Availability in Pickens - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Xfinity - 13.3% Availability in Pickens - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Pickens - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Pickens - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pickens

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Pickens is the 161st most connected city in Mississippi ahead of Goodman, Benton, Lexington, and Sallis, but behind Durant.

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: 15% of people living in Pickens 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 77% of Pickens 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.

Data Caps in Pickens

Many Internet providers have begun to impose data limits onto consumer Internet packages lately. This trend is certainly true for the Pickens market, with Internet companies such as Sparklight selling plans with data caps. It's not a large issue for the majority of customers, but might affect households who consume a large amount of high-def content. Data caps with cable bundles are generally in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than one percent of Internet users. Sparklight (formerly Cable One) customers in Pickens are advised to double check data use policies when signing up. Do not assume them based on phone rep statements.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pickens

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL and Fixed Wireless 75.0%+ 100 Mbps
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) Cable 47.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
C Spire Fiber Fiber 47.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
XFINITY from Comcast Cable 13.3%+ 1,200 Mbps
NETSPEEDMS Fixed Wireless 10.1%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
C Spire Business Fiber 78.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
NETSPEEDMS Fixed Wireless 50.6%+ 500 Mbps
Comcast Business Cable 22.8%+ 987 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 29.5%+ 25 Mbps

Compare Pickens to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pickens 7.6 Mbps 9 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +341.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +99.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +107.7 Mbps ) 9 $0.34 ( $0.00 )