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Internet Providers in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Internet Access in Saint Louis, Missouri
FCC data shows two primary Internet service options inside Saint Louis: cable (practically one hundred percent coverage) and DSL (98.94% availability). Coaxial cable broadband service is delivered from cable TV providers, using their pre-existing coaxial copper TV lines mounted on telephone poles. DSL, similarly, is sent via phone lines. The majority of Saint Louis blocks can subscribe to both cable and DSL service from competing companies.
Spectrum and AT&T Internet also have coverage in Saint Louis, often competing for the same customers.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might predict, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
Most people in Saint Louis have two or more at their address. The map provided below shows how competition shifts in different parts of the city.
Broadband availability insights on the page below are drawn from government data and privatized data we collect from telecom industry sources, or via private sources. Statistics regarding speed and performance data is sourced from M-Labs. Our market researchers have manually validated package pricing and service data on 573 Internet packages in the Saint Louis market as of 2021.
- There are 33 internet providers in Saint Louis with 12 of those offering residential service
- Saint Louis is the 13th most connected city in Missouri ahead of Dupo, East Carondelet, East Saint Louis, Madison, and Granite City.
- Explore internet access for communities within Saint Louis: Ferguson, Creve Coeur, Breckenridge Hills, Normandy, Kinloch, Jennings, Frontenac, Sappington, Des Peres, Olivette, Lemay, Kirkwood, University City, Richmond Heights, Brentwood, Berkeley, Affton, Maplewood, Webster Groves, Clayton, and Overland
- The fastest zip code in Saint Louis for July 2021 is 63118. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
0.7% of consumers in Saint Louis6,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Saint Louis, Missouri
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||98.6%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||51.1%|
|Cable America Missouri||250 Mbps||Cable||32s||0.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||1.9%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
- Madison, MO
- East Saint Louis, MO
- East Carondelet, MO
- Granite City, MO
- Dupo, MO
- Saint Ann, MO
- Caseyville, MO
- Hazelwood, MO
- Florissant, MO
- Columbia, MO
- Bridgeton, MO
- Fairview Heights, MO
- Fenton, MO
- Collinsville, MO
- Maryland Heights, MO
- Valley Park, MO
- Belleville, MO
- Millstadt, MO
- Hartford, MO
- Arnold, MO
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
Internet Access for Education in Saint Louis
Saint Louis University and Webster University are the biggest universities in Saint Louis. For the 33,821 combined students living in the area, fast broadband access is a must for accessing online course materials and viewing research. Saint Louis University residential buildings have 5 internet service providers servicing the area on average, while Webster University has closer to 6-7. Saint Louis University students that live around campus can expect to get download speeds of around 122.1 Mbps, according to speed test data in the Saint Louis University zip. Speeds close to Webster University average out to 172.16 Mbps over 13,398 tests run in the past year. FCC and US Government reports often cite the need to improve internet service availability for college and high school students.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Saint Louis
Data from our research team suggests that popular ISPs in the area place a limit on streaming for their home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because consumers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which can consume 1–7GB per hour.
Internet access in Saint Louis neighborhoods
Internet access data for Saint Louis can be found for these neighborhoods: Ferguson, Creve Coeur, Breckenridge Hills, Normandy, Kinloch, Jennings, Frontenac, Sappington, Des Peres, Olivette, Lemay, Kirkwood, University City, Richmond Heights, Brentwood, Berkeley, Affton, Maplewood, Webster Groves, Clayton, Overland.
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Saint Louis
Please choose a different provider
There is a terrible problem with the customer service. No one pays the same price for identical services. Cancellation was difficult. Will not send a final correct bill of what I actually owe. Again it is all about poor customer service. They do not care if they keep customers or not. Very disappointed.