Finding the Best Internet Rates in Tennessee

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We're here to give you a comprehensive overview about all things Internet-related in Tennessee, as well as who the best providers are, and what they have to offer. Keep on reading HomeLinkd's guide to great Internet in Tennessee.

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Here’s what you need to know about Internet in Tennessee

Known as the Volunteer State, Tennessee is the 29th most connected state in the U.S, with an average download speed of 12Mbps. Given that Tennessee is home to many rural areas, the state government is continually working to increase internet services across the state.

Although there is a slight gap between cities regarding internet connectivity —customers who do have access to the Internet enjoy a wide selection of Internet plans from several providers, at relatively low rates.

Majority of Tennessee residents benefit from Internet speeds of 25Mbps or more.

The most common types of Internet connection available are Cable and DSL.

Tennessee Internet Coverage by Type

90% get DSL

19% get Satellite

87% get Cable

25% get Fiber

The Volunteer State has a total of 82 Internet providers available, with the top providers being:

• AT&T
• EarthLink
• CenturyLink
• Frontier
• ViaSat
Cities with the fastest Internet speeds in Tennessee are:

Soddy Daisy
with 35 Mbps

Signal Mountain
with 29 Mbps

Birchwood
with 29Mbps

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Who are the best Internet providers in Tennessee?

Tennessee residents have a wide selection of providers and plans to choose from. With most having access to Cable and DSL connections, a select few also have access to Fiber and Satellite connections.

List of HomeLinkd’s Internet providers in Tennessee

Provider
Connection
Max Mbps Download Speed

AT&T

Fiber and DSL

1000Mbps

EarthLink

Fiber and DSL

1000Mbps

CenturyLink

DSL

80Mbps

Frontier

Fiber and DSL

940Mbps

ViaSat

Satellite

100Mbps

HughesNet

Geo Satellite and
Satellite

25Mbps

Spectrum

Cable

1000Mbps

Who is the best Internet Provider in Tennessee?

Based on availability, internet speed and reliability, we found that AT&T, ViaSat and HughesNet are among the best ranked providers in the state.

EarthLink, Frontier and CenturyLink also make the list for their high-speed connection and good customer ratings.

AT&T:
• Currently have 23 plans to choose from –which include Internet-only and Internet bundle options
• Plans range from $50 per month to $200 per month
• All plans do not come with a fixed contract

ViaSat:
• Tennessee residents can choose from 8 ViaSat plans
• Prices for these plans range from $50 to $170 per month
• All plans come with a 24-month contract

HughesNet:
• HughesNet offers 4 Satellite plans
• Prices range from $45 to $140 per month
• The current plans on offer come with 24-month contracts

EarthLink:
• There are 6 plans to choose from –with Fiber or DSL connections
• Prices for these plans range from $50 to $100 per month
• Internet speeds for these plans range from 15Mbps to 1Gbps

Frontier:
• 3 DSL plans are currently on offer in the state
• Prices started from $33 per month and go up to $50 per month
• Frontier internet speeds range from 1Mbps to 115Mbps

CenturyLink:
• There are 4 internet plans on offer –all with no fixed term contracts
• Prices range from $50 to $125 per month
• Customers can choose between 100Mbps line or a 940Mbps line

Does Tennessee have good Internet?

According to statistics, more and more residents are getting access to Fiber –this means faster, more reliable connection for more people.

There are large areas across the state which benefit from strong, high-speed coverage –but a few areas towards the west-end of Tennessee experience a bit more unstable Internet connection.

Tennessee is sprinting ahead of the national curve when we look at nationwide and statewide affordability of Internet connection.

Pros and Cons of the Internet in Tennessee

Pros
  • The more urban areas have access to high-speed Internet –ideal for online gamers and streamers

  • Excellent Cable and DSL coverage across the state –90% and 87% respectively

  • Good customer service ratings from several Internet providers

  • Internet speed of 2Gbps is available in some cities

Cons
  • The more rural areas have slightly unstable internet connection

  • The urban areas can experience connectivity issues during peak times

  • Insufficient Satellite and Fiber providers for now

5 Fun facts about Tennesse

1

Reelfoot Lake, found in Lake and Obion counties, was created by a series of earthquakes between 1811 –1812.

2

Besides the White House, Graceland –Elvis Presley's mansion is the most visited home in the States.

3

Great Smoky Mountain National Park is one of the most visited parks in the country.

4

More than 80% of Tennessee's land is used for agricultural purposes.

5

There is a replica of The Parthenon –a Greek temple dedicated to Goddess Athena –located in Nashville.

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