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Internet Access in Athens, Tennessee
The average download speed in Athens is 72.24 Mbps. This is 50.4% slower than the average in Tennessee and 42.3% slower than the national average.
- There are 14 internet providers in Athens with 7 of those offering residential service
- Athens is the 216th most connected city in Tennessee ahead of Englewood, Niota, Etowah, and Decatur, but behind Riceville.
- There are 213 internet providers in all of Tennessee.
- 92.5% of Tennesseeans have access to 100mbps or faster broadband.
- Fiber optic internet is available to just 20% of McMinn County residents.
- Approximately 93% of Athens residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.
- Tennessee is the 24th most connected state in the U.S.
- Residential fiber service is available to 39% of people living in Athens.
- The fastest zip code in Athens for July 2021 is 37303. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
6.8% of consumers in Athens1,000 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 Athens, Tennessee
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Twin Lakes Telephone||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||7.3%|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||85.4%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||8s||92.4%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||92.2%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|TDS Telecom||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||2.7%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|