Internet Providers in Henderson, Tennessee

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Residential Internet Statistics for Henderson, TN
Wired Internet Providers: 5
Average Speed Test Result: 49.06 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 37.4%

Internet Access in Henderson, Tennessee

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) has the most availability in Henderson. HughesNet is also widely available.

AT&T Internet provides an second choice, serving Henderson with 60 percent availability and a maximum speed of 25 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only way to get Internet service for residents of Henderson. fixed wireless providers such as Crossroads Wifi are able to deliver 2 Mbps using direct wireless links. Outside of home Internet, there are 4 providers within city limits offering specialized enterprise and business services such as T1 or custom fiber loops. The small business providers listed here include every provider with explicit business plans online.

Since most houses come pre-wired for one phone (DSL) company and one cable company, the majority of Henderson residents have 2-3 wired Internet options available. 39.04 percent of Henderson residents have one or fewer options. Regardless of other services available, such as LTE, cable and DSL broadband services are likely to provide the most agreeable pricing and data packages for home use.

In terms of network technology with significant infrastructure already built in the city, we see that the most frequently available hardwired Internet technology varieties are IPBB and Cable, with 60.80% and 58.85% respectively. Cable internet connections are marketed by former television operators, who use preexisting coaxial cable TV networks. Local customers of cable ISPs like Spectrum often select cable thanks to the combination of low prices for workable speeds. (At least, compared to DSL.)

The broadband availability stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from governmental data and private data collected directly from telecoms or via unlisted sources. Statistics shown below regarding speed data is sourced from M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google search results. The BroadbandNow market researchers have hand-gathered package pricing and plan details on 258 Internet plans and bundles within Henderson as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021



Henderson, TN

5,000 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 Henderson, Tennessee

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 8s
Aeneas Internet and Telephone 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Henderson, Tennessee

  • AT&T Internet - 60.8% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 58.9% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Aeneas - 13.5% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Henderson

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Henderson is the 49th most connected city in Tennessee ahead of Medon, Pinson, Finger, Beech Bluff, and Huron.

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

Approximately 7,000 people in Chester 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: 43% of people living in Henderson 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 61% of Henderson 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 Chester County, approximately 8,000 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.

Internet for Educational Purposes in Henderson

Economic development studies routinely highlight a increasing correlation between internet service access and improved education. [1] At the college level, home Internet access is practically a requirement as universities including Freed-Hardeman University migrate to web-based systems to share out-of-class work. Looking at 3,607 speed tests recorded in the past annum at locations within 2 miles of Freed-Hardeman University campus, performance averages are in the region of 49.06 Mbps — far higher than the minimum speeds needed for streaming video and operating hosted or communication platforms.

Data Cap Issues in Henderson

Data from our research team suggests that popular ISPs use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are a public issue since consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming services, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Henderson

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL, Fiber, and Fixed Wireless 60.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 58.9%+ 940 Mbps
Aeneas Internet and Telephone Fiber and DSL 13.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crossroads Wifi Fixed Wireless 6.9%+ 5 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless and Fiber 100% 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable and Fiber 80.4%+ 940 Mbps
Aeneas Internet and Telephone Fiber 20.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 0.5%+ -- Mbps

Compare Henderson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Henderson 49.1 Mbps 11 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +300 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.46 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +58 Mbps ) 18 ( +7 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +50.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +4 ) $0.30 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +62.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +66.2 Mbps ) 9 ( -2 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )