Internet Providers in Pickens, MS

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Internet Statistics for Pickens, MS
Fastest Speed Available: 1200 Mbps

Internet Access in Pickens, Mississippi

There are 12 Internet service providers (ISPs) operating in Pickens. There are 4 LTE providers.

Viasat Internet 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.

42.73 percent of Pickens residents are currently cut off from choice so far as true broadband Internet service. This is not a shock since market competition between providers is not strong. Addresses in the city have an average 1 options for broadband service.

In summary, the most common broadband choices for Pickens Internet users are IPBB and Fixed Wireless and Satellite. 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

1,000 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 Pickens, Mississippi

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
C Spire Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 47.4%
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 43.4%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 8.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 74.7%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pickens

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Pickens is the 141st most connected city in Mississippi ahead of Durant, Goodman, Lexington, Benton, and Sallis.

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 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: 39% 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 57% 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 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 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.

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 8 $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +526.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +141.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +153 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +161.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +154.5 Mbps ) 8 $0.38 ( + $0.00 )