The medium size city of Cartersville is home to blue- and white-collar workers who are well-educated. They're middle class and fairly diverse with 11% of residents coming from Latino or Hispanic roots. Residents rely on internet services to promote their careers and connect with their community. Although only 87% of Georgians have access to high-speed internet, 98% of Cartersville residents do.
Connection options are limited in Cartersville. AT&T provides DSL to the area while Xfinity reaches Cartersville homes seeking cable internet. Fiber optics have not entered the market yet. Residents can also choose to get satellite internet from HughesNet.
Businesses have additional options. Copper wire and DSL are available from Megapath. In addition, fiber optics are being used by area commercial customers. FIberComm reaches 95% of businesses with this service. Level 3 Communications also has presence in Cartersville, currently reaching 6% of businesses.