Internet Providers in Henderson, TN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Henderson, TN
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $72.48

Internet Access in Henderson, Tennessee

Viasat Internet has the most availability in Henderson. HughesNet is also widely available.

AT&T Internet provides an second choice, serving Henderson with 67 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. 37.76 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 Fiber and Cable, with 47.01% 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.) Fiber uses newer, more modern Fiber-optical cables made of dense glass strands that deliver digital data using light. Fiber Internet offers better speeds and uptime, but may switch over to copper wiring in the "last mile" near subscribers. As a result, not all fiber connections offer "gigabit" speeds.

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 259 Internet plans and bundles within Henderson as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021



Henderson, TN

4,000 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
Aeneas Internet and Telephone 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s
Aeneas Communications 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Henderson, Tennessee

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 67.8% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 58.9% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 47.0% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 26.1% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Aeneas - Fiber - 14.2% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Aeneas Communications - DSL - 3.7% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Henderson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Henderson

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Henderson is the 34th most connected city in Tennessee ahead of Medon, Pinson, Beech Bluff, Finger, 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 6,000 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: 51% 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 62% 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 7,000 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 1,648 speed tests recorded in the past annum at locations within 2 miles of Freed-Hardeman University campus, performance averages are in the region of 57.86 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 IPBB 67.8%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 58.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 47.0%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 26.1%+ 25 Mbps
Aeneas Internet and Telephone Fiber 14.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Crossroads Wifi Fixed Wireless 6.9%+ 5 Mbps
Aeneas Communications DSL 3.7%+ 10 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 89.6%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 61.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Aeneas Internet and Telephone Fiber 15.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 1.0%+ 940 Mbps
GTT Communications Copper 0.4%+ -- Mbps

Compare Henderson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Henderson 57.9 Mbps 9 $0.17 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +357.5 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +61 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +58.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +69.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +69.7 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )