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Internet Providers in Lancaster, Tennessee
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Internet Access in Lancaster, Tennessee
Currently, there are 4 broadband providers in the Lancaster area offering home service, and a total of 8 including specialized smb, enterprise, and mobile providers.
Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Lancaster. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Lancaster addresses. HughesNet is the most common second choice, serving virtually one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest package in Lancaster is 25 Mbps download.
Considering network tech with significant infrastructure already built the city, we see that the most widespread hardwired broadband connection options are Satellite and DSL, with close to one hundred percent and near one hundred percent respectively. Phone providers are the main source for DSL connections, because DSL transmits data packets via telephone wires. Compared to other copper cables, the twisted copper construction of telephone wires provides a lower bandwidth ceiling than more modern techs like cable and several times less than fiber.
According to recent government reports, 92.01 percent of Lancaster households are limited to only one choice for wired broadband, or in some cases none at all.
All the coverage data found here comes via FCC data, requiring Internet companies in Lancaster to report availability data biannually. Using direct agreements with providers, we are able to analyze and improve public datasets in comparison to privatized data reported by providers. This helps us to create more detailed maps than government tools. Between 2014–2021 we crunched 617 rows of data about Internet access in Lancaster. The speed averages shown here are calculated based on browser-based speed tests from Lancaster.
Internet Statistics 2021
92.0% of consumers in Lancaster300 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 Lancaster, Tennessee
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Twin Lakes Telephone||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||8.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|DTC Communications||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.