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Internet Service in Mississippi

In Mississippi, 98.4% of individuals can get high speed Internet at speeds of up to 10 Mbps download speed, via wired or wireless Internet. However, a startling 41% of those living in Mississippi have no Internet connectivity, the highest rate of those with Internet in the country.

Yet, statistically the state seems to have options available. 100% of Mississippi residents can get wireless Internet. 87.3% can get DSL service. 67.8% can get cable Internet. 21.5% of the state even has fiber Internet as a choice. In addition, over 50% of those living in the Magnolia State have at least 3 Internet service providers to choose from at their location.

While some of the shortage of Internet access may be because of geography, economics likely plays a large part also.

13.80%

Population with faster than 1.00 Gbps available.

58.00%

Population with only 100.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

30.80%

Population with only 25.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

25.80 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

8.80%

Population with no wired internet access available.

91.20%

Population with wired internet access available.

26.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

27

Average broadband score for Mississippi

Broadband in Mississippi

Largest Cities in MississippiProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
Batesville, MS14200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps24.06 Mbps2.60 Mbps28
Biloxi, MS20200.00 Mbps50.00 Mbps20.02 Mbps4.62 Mbps36
Booneville, MS132.00 Gbps40.00 Mbps22.41 Mbps6.33 Mbps34
Brandon, MS152.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps20.60 Mbps3.25 Mbps42
Brookhaven, MS15200.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps35.22 Mbps15.67 Mbps47
Byram, MS172.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps17.55 Mbps2.79 Mbps41
Canton, MS172.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps16.67 Mbps2.69 Mbps29
Clarksdale, MS12200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps27.76 Mbps2.98 Mbps31
Cleveland, MS13200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps23.08 Mbps2.45 Mbps30
Clinton, MS212.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps61.70 Mbps49.33 Mbps80
Columbus, MS16200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps18.74 Mbps1.98 Mbps30
Corinth, MS152.00 Gbps40.00 Mbps20.71 Mbps5.77 Mbps34
Diamondhead, MS18200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps20.70 Mbps2.22 Mbps32
Flowood, MS182.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps15.74 Mbps2.56 Mbps28
Gautier, MS18200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps19.66 Mbps2.26 Mbps29
Greenville, MS201.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps57.39 Mbps19.12 Mbps58
Greenwood, MS161.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps28.17 Mbps16.33 Mbps43
Grenada, MS15200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps19.85 Mbps2.13 Mbps35
Gulfport, MS20200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps17.64 Mbps1.92 Mbps28
Hattiesburg, MS192.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps65.61 Mbps54.82 Mbps93
Hernando, MS122.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps26.92 Mbps6.70 Mbps31
Holly Springs, MS162.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps17.33 Mbps3.46 Mbps34
Horn Lake, MS162.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps20.64 Mbps3.18 Mbps30
Indianola, MS201.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps72.37 Mbps62.62 Mbps91
Jackson, MS242.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps55.54 Mbps45.13 Mbps75
Kosciusko, MS1375.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps9.28 Mbps1.87 Mbps16
Laurel, MS172.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps14.59 Mbps2.45 Mbps28
Long Beach, MS18200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps20.83 Mbps2.24 Mbps32
Madison, MS182.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps71.97 Mbps58.14 Mbps93
McComb, MS16200.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps26.33 Mbps8.40 Mbps40
Meridian, MS152.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps16.41 Mbps2.77 Mbps28
Moss Point, MS161.00 Gbps50.00 Mbps27.74 Mbps2.59 Mbps35
Natchez, MS16200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps19.68 Mbps2.18 Mbps34
New Albany, MS1430.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps6.94 Mbps1.53 Mbps15
Ocean Springs, MS16200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps21.37 Mbps2.29 Mbps31
Olive Branch, MS102.00 Gbps100.00 Mbps24.79 Mbps3.32 Mbps29
Oxford, MS131.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps12.08 Mbps2.50 Mbps24
Pascagoula, MS181.00 Gbps50.00 Mbps19.03 Mbps2.02 Mbps31
Pearl, MS162.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps18.63 Mbps2.96 Mbps29
Petal, MS142.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps17.83 Mbps2.98 Mbps28
Philadelphia, MS1430.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps6.95 Mbps1.54 Mbps15
Picayune, MS16100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps14.52 Mbps1.91 Mbps33
Ridgeland, MS162.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps81.61 Mbps66.02 Mbps82
Senatobia, MS142.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps23.18 Mbps6.13 Mbps30
Southaven, MS192.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps19.32 Mbps3.61 Mbps35
Starkville, MS171.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps64.97 Mbps60.16 Mbps78
Tupelo, MS182.00 Gbps40.00 Mbps16.81 Mbps4.63 Mbps41
Vicksburg, MS1675.00 Mbps20.00 Mbps13.60 Mbps3.12 Mbps32
West Point, MS152.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps16.76 Mbps2.78 Mbps28
Yazoo City, MS16200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps21.25 Mbps2.28 Mbps31
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Mississippi
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25.00 Mbps
Exede25.00 Mbps
HughesNet25.00 Mbps
Bundle AT&T Internet and DirecTV16.36 Mbps
AT&T U-verse16.36 Mbps
Cyberonic11.00 Mbps
Xfinity from Comcast148.41 Mbps
Cable One201.40 Mbps
TriState40.00 Mbps
Mediacom135.00 Mbps