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Internet Providers in Preston, Mississippi
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Internet Access in Preston, Mississippi
Preston residences have, on average, 2.06 providers available. This is common amount of options for the US, seeing as the majority of companies that provide Internet were formerly cable TV and phone providers. Most addresses have long been wired for one of each.
Since FCC data is only collected twice a year and only made public six months after, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the lag.
Viasat Internet or HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Preston.
DSL providers such as AT&T Internet deliver Internet services over telephone lines on utility poles. This explains why DSL is marketed through companies that also offer landline phone service. DSL Internet is available for 57.26 percent of the Preston population. You can refer to the table on this page for insights into how advertised speed and performance line up with real-world speeds in the area.
Aside from HughesNet and Viasat, AT&T Internet also serves Preston with a recorded maximum speed of 25 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands like Teletec Communications can connect you to 3 Mbps or more via wireless hardware. See the interactive map on the page below to see broadband coverage on the census block level, and check the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how local ISPs compare in speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
98.5% of consumers in Preston2,000 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 Preston, Mississippi
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||94.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Noxapater Telephone Company||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||1.5%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Compare Preston to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Preston||23.3 Mbps||6||$2.40 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +511.1 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.48 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +125.5 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.28 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +137.3 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.32 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +146.2 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +138.8 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.66 ( $0.00 )|