Internet Service Providers in Pickens, Mississippi
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Internet Statistics for Pickens, MS
|Max Advertised Speed:||1200 Mbps|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Pickens, Mississippi
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
22.9% of consumers in Pickens600 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 Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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
|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|
|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 )|