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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Mississippi

Customers in Mississippi are delighted with their internet options, ranking 5th overall in customer satisfaction. One reason may be because Mississippians have access to a wide variety of internet providers and plans. Most cities in the state have access to three or more providers, this can help customers comparison shop and get the best deal around. You can find top providers like AT&T, Xfinity, and Spectrum throughout the state, as well as smaller regional providers like C Spire fiber and First Step Internet.

Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars from customers in Mississippi.

That ranks Mississippi 5th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.

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Internet customer satisfaction in Mississippi

 3.9/5 average customer satisfaction rating
 5th national ranking for customer satisfaction

$70.93 average price per payment for internet, per household

93.7% of the time, advertised speeds meet household needs

3.8/5 average customer service rating of internet services

3.9/5 average reliability rating of services state-wide

2,961,536 people

2.51 average people per household

$42,715 average income per household

40 average age per household

49% of population employed


7% lower than national average

Ranked 48th nationally


8% higher than national average

Ranked 21st nationally


14% higher than national average

Ranked 21st nationally


13% lower than national average

Ranked 49th nationally

Average download speed
108.2 Mbps

21.39% lower than national average
Ranks 42nd nationally

Average upload speed
84.3 Mbps

41.81% higher than national average
Ranks 2nd nationally
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Fastest internet providers in Mississippi

Provider Avg download speed Avg upload speed Availability Order online
First Step Internet 205.06 Mbps 133.57 Mbps 69.55% View Plans for First Step Internet
Xtream Powered by Mediacom 204.3 Mbps 22.82 Mbps 88.27% View Plans for Xtream Powered by Mediacom
Spectrum 161.05 Mbps 16.55 Mbps 93.9% View Plans for Spectrum
XFINITY 158.74 Mbps 20.28 Mbps 95.78% View Plans for Xfinity
C Spire 157.69 Mbps 124.64 Mbps 81.13% View Plans for C Spire
99% of people in Mississippi have access to 100Mbps or faster broadband, ranking 20th nationally.

Internet by tech type

Internet tech type Avg download speed % of people with access % availability Learn more
5G Home 245 Mbps 92.97% 79.4% See all providers for 5G Home
Cable 984.58 Mbps 64.76% 85.84% See all providers for Cable
DSL 134.83 Mbps 77.52% 50.38% See all providers for DSL
Fiber 3069.58 Mbps 82.73% 66.57% See all providers for Fiber
Fixed Wireless 7.22 Mbps 22.22% 65.2% See all providers for Fixed Wireless
LTE Home 150 Mbps 0.35% 98% See all providers for LTE Home
Satellite 100 Mbps 99.29% 100% See all providers for Satellite

Best cities for internet in Mississippi

Cities in Mississippi with the fastest internet

City Avg download speed Avg upload speed Fiber availability Fastest provider
Ocean Springs 186.74 Mbps 145.66 Mbps 90% AT&T
Pass Christian 180.06 Mbps 154.37 Mbps 83% Viasat
Brandon 172.58 Mbps 108.46 Mbps 84% AT&T
Madison 169.45 Mbps 117.06 Mbps 80% C Spire
Ridgeland 165.23 Mbps 49.87 Mbps 76% XFINITY
Hernando 161.63 Mbps 106.41 Mbps 83% XFINITY
Ellisville 156.3 Mbps 174.05 Mbps 55% C Spire
Southaven 154.77 Mbps 36.84 Mbps 76% C Spire

Ocean Springs is the best city in Mississippi for internet, shooting to the top of the list thanks to a combination of record-setting average download speeds, wide fiber-optic internet availability, and the presence of a reliable and well-rated internet provider. Pass Christian and Brandon also earn top rankings, according to our data.

The most connected cities in Mississippi

City Population Percent with access to high speed internet Percent with access to fiber internet Percent with access to 3+ providers
Jackson 173,334 100% 100% 100%
Biloxi 65,356 100% 100% 100%
Clinton 25,761 100% 100% 100%
Gulfport 95,592 100% 100% 100%
Southaven 52,097 100% 100% 100%
Meridian 64,453 95% 95% 95%
Tupelo 46,511 100% 100% 100%
Columbus 49,256 99% 99% 99%

Jackson is the most internet-connected city in Mississippi. Jackson makes it to the top of the list due to the high number of its residents who have access not only to high-speed internet, but also to fiber internet specifically. A large number of Jackson's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Biloxi and Clinton also make it to the top of our list.

Top cities in Mississippi


Population: 173,334

Median income: $48,414

114.6 Mbps
avg. download speed

56.68 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
Cogent Communication


Population: 95,592

Median income: $57,866

108.67 Mbps
avg. download speed

72.99 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP


Population: 84,640

Median income: $48,410

103.8 Mbps
avg. download speed

43.68 Mbps
avg. upload speed

100% have access to high speed internet

100% have access to fiber internet

100% have access to 3 or more providers

Fastest ISP
C Spire

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Methodology relies on proprietary and exclusive data to analyze the customer and provider trends presented on this page. We analyze millions of results from our speed test tool to determine average statewide speeds, fastest speeds, and availability. Our annual customer satisfaction survey provides us with data for developing the satisfaction rating. We also draw from data provided to us directly by internet providers to determine available tech types and average speeds.

Mississippi FAQs

What is the cheapest internet in Mississippi?

Xfinity and Xtream Powered by Mediacom have some of the cheapest internet plans in Mississippi. Xfinity’s cheapest plan is $20.00 a month, and Xtream Powered by Mediacom’s is only $5 more.

What is the fastest internet provider in Mississippi?

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Mississippi, with speeds up to 5,000Mbps.

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