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Internet Providers in Hermitage, Tennessee
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Internet Access in Hermitage, Tennessee
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Hermitage. HughesNet is also widely available.
Cable and DSL are the main broadband network technologies within the Hermitage metro area, fighting for customers at most addresses and generally competing with each other. Performance from cable is overall stronger, but the overall speeds found with either Internet technology type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network infrastructure in a given area.
The packages displayed here are collected by hand by our research team. The 40 Internet packages displayed above are the most relevant of 413 broadband packages we've seen in Hermitage to date.
Hermitage residents generally have two or more Internet providers to choose from. That said, this number tends to rise and dip depending on the neighborhood. Initialize the interactive map below to explore how competition shifts in different parts of Hermitage.
Outside of the Internet providers listed above, Xfinity is a third choice for Internet in 99 percent of Hermitage.
Internet Statistics 2021
0.7% of consumers in Hermitage200 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 Hermitage, Tennessee
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|TDS Telecom||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||2.3%|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||97.9%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||98.5%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||38.3%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Hermitage
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Hermitage
Data from our market research team shows that top providers in the area currently use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because users view them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is over-the-top streaming services, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Hermitage to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Hermitage||76.1 Mbps||9||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +469.5 Mbps )||19 ( +10 )||$0.33 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +85.2 Mbps )||18 ( +9 )||$0.29 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +104.8 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +110.5 Mbps )||24 ( +15 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +103 Mbps )||9||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|