Internet Providers in Humboldt, TN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Humboldt, TN
Internet Providers: 11
Internet Plans: 29
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.47

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 13.57 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 307 Internet offerings for Humboldt to date.

  • There are 17 internet providers in Humboldt with 11 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
  • The fastest zip code in Humboldt for July 2021 is 38343. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Humboldt, Tennessee

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
1Tennessee 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 69.0%
Gibson Connect 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 31.8%
1Tennessee 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 8.9%
WK&T 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 1.6%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 5.1%
TEC 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 2.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 89.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s 83.4%
Aeneas Communications 10 Mbps DSL 13m 39s 9.5%

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.

As of this month, 38343 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Humboldt.

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

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.

Compare Humboldt to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Humboldt 168.4 Mbps 14 $0.40 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +366 Mbps ) 17 ( +3 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -19.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +3 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -7.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +1 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +1.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +9 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -6.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -6 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )