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Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Mississippi

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

$42,841 average income per household

40 average age per household

49% of population employed


6% lower than national average

Ranked 48th nationally


9% higher than national average

Ranked 12th nationally


22% higher than national average

Ranked 9th nationally


13% lower than national average

Ranked 49th nationally

Average download speed
104.6 Mbps

21.88% lower than national average
Ranks 40th nationally

Average upload speed
81.7 Mbps

22.03% higher than national average
Ranks 1st nationally
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Fastest internet providers in Mississippi

Provider Avg download speed Avg upload speed Availability Order online
Xtream Powered by Mediacom 212.09 Mbps 46.11 Mbps 88.27% View Plans for Xtream Powered by Mediacom
First Step Internet 210.73 Mbps 152.79 Mbps 69.55% View Plans for First Step Internet
Spectrum 159.23 Mbps 15.94 Mbps 92.27% View Plans for Spectrum
C Spire 151.21 Mbps 123.47 Mbps 81.13% View Plans for C Spire
XFINITY 150.55 Mbps 19.51 Mbps 95.8% View Plans for Xfinity
100% of people in Mississippi have access to 100Mbps or faster broadband, ranking 9th nationally.

Internet by tech type

Internet tech type Avg download speed % of people with access % availability Learn more
5G Home 245 Mbps 90.78% 99% See all providers
Cable 976.18 Mbps 64.08% 85.9% See all providers
DSL 84.8 Mbps 84.57% 52.66% See all providers
Fiber 3062.35 Mbps 81.55% 66.69% See all providers
Fixed Wireless 11.7 Mbps 23.23% 65.4% See all providers
LTE Home 99 Mbps 4.5% 99% See all providers
Satellite 98.25 Mbps 100% 100% See all providers

Best cities for internet in Mississippi

Cities in Mississippi with the fastest internet

City Avg download speed Avg upload speed Fiber availability Fastest provider
Madison 167.42 Mbps 116.76 Mbps 80% C Spire
Brandon 166.62 Mbps 101.45 Mbps 83% AT&T
Ocean Springs 164.64 Mbps 120.43 Mbps 88% AT&T
Ridgeland 156.81 Mbps 51.68 Mbps 75% C Spire
Hernando 153.64 Mbps 103.71 Mbps 80% XFINITY
Saltillo 153.51 Mbps 139.29 Mbps 79% C Spire
Picayune 149.52 Mbps 67.82 Mbps 47% Spectrum
Pass Christian 147.12 Mbps 99 Mbps 86% ViaSat

Madison 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. Brandon and Ocean Springs 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%
Southaven 52,097 100% 100% 100%
Gulfport 95,592 100% 100% 100%
Meridian 64,453 99% 97% 99%
Tupelo 46,511 100% 100% 100%
Columbus 49,256 100% 100% 100%

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

109.08 Mbps
avg. download speed

51.64 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: 95,592

Median income: $57,866

110.93 Mbps
avg. download speed

72.72 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

109.38 Mbps
avg. download speed

47.86 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

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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.

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