Meridian Residential Internet Coverage
Meridian is a lower-middle income community. It's the sixth largest city in Mississippi with both blue- and white-collar workers calling it home. Nearly one-third of residents live at or below the federal poverty line. Meridian residents look to their internet service to help pull themselves out of poverty. Compared with just 69% of Mississippi, 97% of Meridian residents have access to high-speed internet.
AT&T offers DSL to 95% of Meridian residents. Dixie-Net also offers DSL to 46% of residents along Rte. 19. Xfinity has a monopoly on the cable internet service in the area, reaching 94% of homes. Fiber optics are slowly entering the area. InLine currently reaches 28% of residents along Rte. 45 with fiber optics. An additional option is copper wire from Megagate Broadband, which reaches 1% of residents near Rte. 11.
Businesses in Meridian have three connection options. Telephone Electronics Corporation provides DSL to 61% of commercial users. Windstream offers copper wire to 8% of businesses and Level 3 Communications is introducing fiber optics, currently reaching 1% of commercial enterprises.
Fastest Internet Service Providers in Meridian
AT&T offers internet at speeds up to 75 Mbps
Xfinity offers internet at speeds up to 1000 Mbps
Viasat offers internet at speeds up to 25 Mbps
Dixie-Net offers internet at speeds up to 10 Mbps