Internet Providers in Dover, Tennessee

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dover, TN
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 61.54 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 22.61%

Internet Access in Dover, Tennessee

Consumers have access to 8 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Dover. 2 of these are mobile providers and 5 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most common Internet options in Dover.

We should note that since FCC availability data is collected biannually and only released six or more months later, providers shown might not reflect the latest expansions or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.

Looking specifically at the broadband network technology types within Dover, you have two systems: cable (providers like Mediacom Cable) and DSL (think AT&T Internet).

For more info, click to initialize the map below. Averaged to account for all addresses, the average density of market availability is 1.82 providers per census block. This low level of competition leaves 50.09% of consumers with only one option, or no coverage at all.

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 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 Dover, Tennessee

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dover, Tennessee

  • Mediacom - 77.4% Availability in Dover - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - 49.0% Availability in Dover - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Dover - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Dover - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dover

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Dover is the 395th most connected city in Tennessee ahead of Big Rock, but behind Cumberland City, Tennessee Ridge, Indian Mound, and Erin.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 4,000 people in Stewart County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 50% of Dover residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Stewart County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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 Dover

Data from our market researchers suggests that popular ISPs in Dover place a limit on streaming on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users see caps as a strategy for limiting streaming. Providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the issue is streaming services, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dover

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Mediacom Cable Cable 77.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet DSL and Fixed Wireless 49.0%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 33.8%+ 25 Mbps

Compare Dover to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dover 61.5 Mbps 6 $1.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +287.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +45.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +38.2 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +50.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +53.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Dover

Great ISP

I haven't had Mediacom before and was so surprised at how satisfied I am with this cable company. I would recommend it to anyone.