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Internet providers in Columbia, MS

1. T-Mobile Home Internet
37% available in Columbia
Connection:
5G Home
Download speeds up to
245Mbps

Order online and get a $200 prepaid Mastercard when you switch to T-Mobile Home Internet.

2. Hughesnet
99% available in Columbia
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(420)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

3. Dixie-Net
40% available in Columbia
Connection:
DSL
Download speeds up to
10Mbps
1. Hughesnet
99% available in Columbia
Connection:
Satellite
Download speeds up to
100Mbps

User Rating(420)

New customers get $25 off per month their first year. Terms apply.

1. Mint
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Mobile
Mint
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
2. Visible
Available in Columbia
Connection:
Mobile
Visible
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
3. AT&T Wireless
100% available in Columbia
Connection:
Mobile
AT&T Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
4. Verizon Wireless
99% available in Columbia
Connection:
Mobile
Verizon Wireless
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating
5. Tello Mobile
51% available in Columbia
Connection:
Mobile
Tello Mobile
4GLTE Speeds may vary

User Rating

What’s a good internet speed?

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0–5 Mbps

Works for:

  • Checking email
  • Streaming music on one device
  • Searching on Google

5–40 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video on one device
  • Video calling with Skype or FaceTime
  • Online gaming for one player

40–100 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming HD video on a few devices
  • Multiplayer online gaming
  • Downloading large files

100–500 Mbps

Works for:

  • Streaming video in UHD on multiple screens
  • Downloading files quickly
  • Gaming online for multiple players

500–1,000+ Mbps

Works for:

  • Doing a lot of almost anything

Internet in Columbia

Moving towns or switching internet providers can be confusing and stressful. Comparing internet providers against the averages in the Columbia area can help you choose the right internet and get back to your life.

Average starting price
$65.99/mo

Average speed
101 Mbps

Most popular provider

Best value provider

Most reliable provider

Columbia Residential Internet Coverage

Conveniently located in the Hattiesburg metropolitan area, the town of Columbia is home to a growing population of students and families. As this community has expanded in recent years, the need for high speed Internet has been on the rise. There are several companies that now include all of Columbia in their coverage areas.

One option to consider during your search is AT&T. The AT&T service area is massive, reaching far beyond the city limits of Columbia to serve dozens of additional Mississippi communities. Those who choose AT&T can choose between DSL and fiber optic service. Download speeds are competitive and in line with what's available through other providers.

DSL is available through several other companies in Columbia. Look into local providers like Dixie-Net and Megagate Broadband. Megagate Broadband also maintains copper wireline coverage in Columbia. You could choose DSL service through Windstream.

Currently, the top cable provider in Columbia is Spectrum. Through Spectrum, choose from a wide range of download speeds and enjoy reliable service.

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Data based on internet speed tests performed in Columbia

Average download speed
101.02 Mbps

Average upload speed
109.6 Mbps

Average latency (ping)
37.57 ms

Average jitter
18.1 ms

 

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Summary of Columbia internet providers

Provider Type Download speeds up to User rating Order online
T-Mobile Home Internet 5G Home 245 Mbps 4.0/5 View Plans for T-Mobile Home Internet
Hughesnet Satellite 100 Mbps 3/5 View Plans for Hughesnet
Dixie-Net DSL 10 Mbps N/A View Plans for Dixie-Net

Availability and speeds displayed are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

Technology Type

DSL:

DSL provides internet service via phone cables and is up to ten times faster than dial-up service.

Cable:

Cable provides internet speeds faster than DSL through the same cables used for cable TV.

Satellite:

Satellite internet is widely available, but offers slower speeds due to a far-traveling signal.

Fiber:

Fiber relies on glass strands to relay digital code and is much faster than both DSL and cable.

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