Internet Providers in Humboldt, TN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Humboldt, TN
Internet Providers: 14
Internet Plans: 28
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.81

Internet Access in Humboldt, Tennessee

Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Humboldt. HughesNet is also widely available.

There's a strong level of competition between Internet companies within Humboldt. However, 900 people in the area don't have service from more than one provider. If these subscribers aren't satisfied by the quality of service, they have no choice but to compromise for a poor quality wireless option. Thankfully, this isn't the norm in Humboldt — the average household has 3 choices for broadband-grade Internet service.

AT&T Internet and EarthLink can also provide coverage in Humboldt, often competing for the same customers.

Cable and DSL are the dominant broadband network options in Humboldt. They are fighting for the same subscribers at many addresses and competing with each other. Cable performance is generally better, but overall performance of either type are comparable. Humboldt speed test results suggest that network performance is stronger than average, coming in 10.12 percent higher than the Tennessee average so far as average speed.

Broadband access stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are based on a mix of governmental data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from ISPs. Average statistics regarding speed averages comes primarily from M-Labs, the speed test tool integrated into BroadbandNow and Google search results. Our market researchers have manually sourced pricing and service data on 305 Internet offerings for Humboldt to date.

  • There are 17 internet providers in Humboldt with 14 of those offering residential service
  • Humboldt is the 54th most connected city in Tennessee ahead of Trenton and Alamo, but behind Bells, Milan, and Medina.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Humboldt: Three Way

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Humboldt, Tennessee

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
1Tennessee 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Gibson Connect 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
1Tennessee 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
WK&T 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
TEC 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
EarthLink 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s
TEC 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s
Aeneas Communications 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s
WK&T 6 Mbps DSL 22m 45s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Humboldt, Tennessee

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 89.9% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 86.8% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 83.4% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • 1Tennessee - Cable - 69.0% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Gibson Connect - Fiber - 31.8% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Aeneas Communications - DSL - 9.5% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 10 Mbps
  • 1Tennessee - Fiber - 8.9% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 5.1% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • TEC - DSL - 2.0% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • WK&T - Fiber - 1.5% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • WK&T - DSL - 1.6% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • TEC - Fiber - 1.6% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Humboldt - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Humboldt

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Humboldt is the 54th most connected city in Tennessee ahead of Trenton and Alamo, but behind Bells, Milan, and Medina.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Gibson 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: 40% of people living in Humboldt 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 94% of Humboldt 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 Gibson 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.

Data Cap Issues Around Humboldt

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the common ISPs place some sort of limit on data use for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because users see caps as a strategy to stop streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming video, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Internet access in Humboldt neighborhoods

We have analyzed data about Internet coverage in a variety of neighborhoods in Humboldt: Three Way.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Humboldt

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 89.9%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 86.8%+ 25 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 83.4%+ 25 Mbps
1Tennessee Cable 69.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
Gibson Connect Fiber 31.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Aeneas Communications DSL 9.5%+ 10 Mbps
1Tennessee Fiber 8.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 5.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
TEC DSL 2.0%+ 50 Mbps
WK&T Fiber 1.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
WK&T DSL 1.6%+ 6 Mbps
TEC Fiber 1.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Gibson Connect Fiber 59.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
TEC DSL 14.9%+ 50 Mbps
WK&T Fiber 18.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
TEC Copper 14.9%+ 100 Mbps
TEC Fiber 7.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
1Tennessee Fiber 6.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 5.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Aeneas Internet and Telephone Copper 0.3%+ 1.5 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.3%+ 5 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 0.2%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Humboldt to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Humboldt 131.1 Mbps 14 $0.39 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +284.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +1 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( -12.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +3 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( -14.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +1 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( -3.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( -3.5 Mbps ) 8 ( -6 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )