Internet Providers in Santa Fe, TN

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Residential Internet Statistics for Santa Fe, TN
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 4
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.74

Internet Access in Santa Fe, Tennessee

Information here is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider coverage reporting. We also use direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to further validate and enhance that information. Plan and pricing data on BroadbandNow is aggregated by our research team. Locally, we've analyzed and verified 144 broadband plans in and near Santa Fe since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 5 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

71.4 percent of Santa Fe is cut off from choice when it comes to true broadband Internet service. This is not a surprise, since competition between Internet providers is low. Locations in the local area usually have 1 choices for service.

Examining provider technologies as opposed to specific companies around Santa Fe, cable is preferable over wireless options because wired connections tend to provide stronger download speeds. However, cable networks only have a 50.81 percent coverage area for areas within Santa Fe.

AT&T is also a commonly available broadband option in Santa Fe, offering mainly Fixed Wireless service with coverage in 92 percent of Santa Fe.

According to the most recent FCC data, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest telecoms in Santa Fe as measured by coverage area. The more common providers often compete at addresses around Santa Fe.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Santa Fe, Tennessee

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Santa Fe, Tennessee

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 44.3% Availability in Santa Fe - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 92.8% Availability in Santa Fe - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 50.8% Availability in Santa Fe - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Santa Fe - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Santa Fe - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Santa Fe

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Santa Fe is the 305th most connected city in Tennessee behind Thompsons Station, Spring Hill, Lyles, Columbia, and Mount Pleasant.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Maury 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.

Approximately 29% of Santa Fe 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 Maury County, approximately 5,000 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 Caps Around Santa Fe

Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the top providers in Santa Fe use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because subscribers view caps as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. Either way, the problem is streaming services, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Santa Fe

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 44.3%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 92.8%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 50.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 68.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Santa Fe to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Santa Fe 12.9 Mbps 5 $0.93 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +402.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +106 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +103.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +114.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +114.7 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )