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There are 36 home TV and internet providers and 52 business providers across all of Tennessee. 81.2% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is below average (#30 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Tennessee is more likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Tennessee Internet Service Providers

Internet Provider State Coverage Link
AT&T 80.6% Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast) 56.3% Visit site
Spectrum 28% Visit site
ECSIS 15.8% Visit site
CenturyLink 7.7% Visit site
TDS 5.7% Visit site
EPB Fiber Optics 5.2% Visit site
LogOn Computer Services 4.8% Visit site
Athena Broadband 3.5% Visit site
Frontier Communications 3.3% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
Monster Broadband 2.7% Visit site
BTES 2.4% Visit site
WoW Cable 2.1% Visit site
Twin Lakes 2.1% Visit site
Ben Lomand Connect 1.8% Visit site
Ritter Communications 1.8% Visit site
United Communications 1.7% Visit site
US Cellular 1.4% Visit site
WireTower 1.3% Visit site
Jackson Energy Authority 1.2% Visit site
RidgeComms 1.1% Visit site
MUSFiberNET 1% Visit site
DTC 0.7% Visit site
Aeneas Communications 0.7% Visit site
North Central Telephone 0.7% Visit site
Highland Telephone Cooperative 0.7% Visit site
JTM Broadband 0.7% Visit site
Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative 0.6% Visit site
Wisper II 0.6% Visit site
Tri-State Internet 0.5% Visit site
Columbia Power and Water System 0.5% Visit site
Mediacom 0.5% Visit site
Cable One 0.5% Visit site
Vyve Broadband 0.4% Visit site
Telepak Networks 0.3% Visit site
Sunset Digital Communications 0.3% Visit site
TEC 0.3% Visit site
1 Tennessee 0.3% Visit site
Loretto Telephone 0.3% Visit site
BreezeAir Networks 0.2% Visit site
TelePageInc 0.2% Visit site
Tennessee Wireless 0.2% Visit site
ABG Wireless 0.2% N/A
WK&T 0.2% Visit site
Peoples Telephone Company 0.2% Visit site
ErwinFiber 0.2% Visit site
Ken-Tenn Wireless 0.2% Visit site
America Internet & Communications 0.1% Visit site
Ardmore Telephone Company Incorporated 0.1% Visit site
BlueBridgeMedia 0.1% Visit site
Spring City Cable TV 0.1% Visit site
Advantage Cellular Systems 0.1% Visit site
Crossroads WiFi 0.1% Visit site
ETC 0.1% Visit site
Eagle One Wireless 0.1% Visit site
Google Fiber 0.1% Visit site
Access Cable 0.1% Visit site
Info-Ed <.1% Visit site
Beasleywireless <.1% Visit site
Zito Media LP <.1% Visit site
Scott County Telephone Company <.1% Visit site
Access Media Holdings <.1% Visit site
SkyBest Communications <.1% Visit site
Pickwick Cablevision <.1% Visit site
Birch Communications <.1% Visit site
Airhawk wireless <.1% N/A
Hotwire Communications <.1% Visit site
ZochNet <.1% Visit site
North Central Communications <.1% Visit site
PES Energize <.1% Visit site
Wiggins Telephone Association <.1% Visit site
Ind-Co Cable TV <.1% Visit site
Fayetteville Public Utilities <.1% Visit site
Hillbilly Wireless <.1% Visit site
TrentonCable <.1% Visit site
Windstream <.1% Visit site
GeoLinks <.1% Visit site
ZOOM <.1% Visit site
Uniti <.1% Visit site

14.7% of Tennesseans have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 3.7% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Tennessee as the 22nd most connected state.

Internet Provider Types

96.3% of Tennessee homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type % of Tennessee
Fiber 28.2%
Cable 85.6%
DSL 89.6%
Fixed Wireless 15.5%

Tennessee Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Tennessee the average is 26.1 Mbps. This measure puts Tennessee #18 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed % of Tennessee
.1 to 5 Mbps 1.3%
6 to 10 Mbps 1.3%
11 to 20 Mbps 1.0%
21 to 30 Mbps 3.1%
31 to 75 Mbps 2.8%
76 to 100 Mbps 12.0%
101 to 250 Mbps 18.0%
251 to 500 Mbps 9.3%
501 to 999 Mbps 19.3%
1 Gbps or more 29.2%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Tennesseans. Real-world average speeds in Tennessee are about 26.1 Mbps, meaning Tennessee ranks #25 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Tennessee. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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