Internet Providers in Star, MS
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Internet Statistics for Star, MS
|Fastest Speed Available:||1200 Mbps|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Star, Mississippi
Internet Access in Star, Mississippi
Star has several network types locally including fiber, cable, and DSL. Fiber to the Home, by far the more robust broadband option for upload speed, is available in 63.83 percent of the Star area, across all all ISPs. Cable service, generally considered the middle ground technology, is available to near one hundred percent of Star residents.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, XFINITY from Comcast and Viasat Internet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Xfinity and Viasat is common in Star.
2 Internet options per address isn't a high amount of choice, but it's enough to reduce pricing in neighborhoods where providers overlap. Internet choice can vary depending on location.
HughesNet and Windstream also offer coverage in Star, with overlap in some blocks.
The broadband access insights on the page below are based on a mix of public governmental data and private data we source from telecoms. Average statistics regarding speed data comes via M-Labs. Our in-house market researchers have hand-filed package price on 278 Internet plans in the Star market to date.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Star, Mississippi
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|C Spire Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Star, Mississippi
- Windstream - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Star - Speeds up to 200 Mbps
- Xfinity - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Star - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- C Spire Fiber - Fiber - 100.0% Availability in Star - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Windstream - Fiber - 29.8% Availability in Star - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Star - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Star - 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Star
Data from our researchers shows that popular ISPs in the area use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because users view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain that caps are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which can use anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Star
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||100%||1,200 Mbps|
|C Spire Fiber||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|C Spire Business||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||99.8%+||987 Mbps|