Best Atlanta Internet Service Providers
Atlanta, TX has a total of 3 options for high speed internet providers that meet the minimum broadband download speed of 25 Mbps. It can be understandably confusing when trying to determine which of these broadband providers to choose. Hopefully we can eliminate some of the guesswork for you by applying our ranking algorithm to those 3 internet service options in Atlanta. The calculation we perform considers the download connection speed, upload connection speed, population covered and overall value provided by each company. Based upon that calculation, our top choice for Atlanta is Sparklight. A summary of all the results:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Sparklight||Cable, Fiber||1024 Mbps||1024 Mbps||99.0%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Atlanta TX Internet Access Options
When it comes to high speed internet availability, download speeds and overall customer satisfaction, cities with more than a single provider more often than not lead in all of these categories.
Does Atlanta have more than a single option at 25 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 250 Mbps and 1000 Mbps? The diagram below shows a summary:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Atlanta are compared to Cass County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Texas overall?
Average download speeds in Atlanta of 16.4 Mbps are faster than the Cass County average download speeds and slower than the statewide average for Texas.
Atlanta Internet Access Facts
The average download speed in Atlanta is 17.2% faster than the Cass County average and 49.4% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Atlanta is 1.86 Mbps. This is 31.6% slower than the Cass County average and 84% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 34.0% of Cass County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 6.9% of Cass County residents
The average internet download speed in Cass County is 13.99 Mbps based upon 16224 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Atlanta is 38.8% slower than the average in Texas and 49.4% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Atlanta residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Sparklight as the top provider for Atlanta, Texas.
Who has the fastest internet service in Atlanta?
Sparklight with a download speed of 1024 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Atlanta.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Atlanta, Texas?
The following zip codes were used: 75551 and 75572
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Atlanta internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Atlanta compare to other cities in Texas?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Atlanta - Sparklight.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Atlanta, Texas?
Sparklight provides broadband internet service to 99.0% of Atlanta.
Atlanta Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 100+ channels
- 200 hours of cloud DVR
- 2 TV plans
- No cable box required. Streams on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Google-powered smart TVs or similiar
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app