Internet Providers in Dresden, TN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dresden, TN
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $88.22

Internet Access in Dresden, Tennessee

The most common wired Internet options in Dresden are DSL and Satellite. Our records show that DSL reaches a 88.60 percent territory, compared to Satellite's practically one hundred percent availability.

Frontier Communications is also a common Internet choice for Dresden, offering mainly DSL connections available to 88 percent of the area.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most common Internet choices in Dresden.

53.45 percent of Dresden is currently without a choice for broadband Internet service. This is not an unexpected stat, since market competition between the incumbent Internet providers is low. Residences in the local area have an average 1-2 options for Internet service, when averaged across the entire population.

Coverage statistics here comes via FCC and governmental reported data, requiring providers in Dresden to report deployment and subscriber data biannually. Leveraging direct relationships with telecom companies, BroadbandNow is able to cross-validate this data against privatized data reported by Internet providers. Our speed averages are calculated based on actual speed tests originating from the Dresden area from M-Labs.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Dresden with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Dresden is the 467th most connected city in Tennessee behind Mc Kenzie, Gleason, Greenfield, Martin, and Sharon.
  • The fastest zip code in Dresden for April 2021 is 38225. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 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 Dresden, Tennessee

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
WK&T 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dresden, Tennessee

  • Frontier - DSL - 88.6% Availability in Dresden - Call For Speed Availability
  • WK&T - Fiber - 50.8% Availability in Dresden - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dresden - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dresden - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dresden

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Dresden is the 467th most connected city in Tennessee behind Mc Kenzie, Gleason, Greenfield, Martin, and Sharon.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Weakley 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.

Fiber Availability: 51% of people living in Dresden have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 47% of Dresden 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.

As of this month, 38225 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Dresden.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Weakley County, approximately 10,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dresden

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Frontier Communications DSL 88.6%+ Call For Speed Availability
WK&T Fiber 50.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Ken-Tenn Wireless Fixed Wireless 17.1%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% Call For Speed Availability
WK&T Fiber 9.2%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Dresden to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dresden 5.3 Mbps 5 $0.65 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +410.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +113.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +110.9 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +122.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +122.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )