Find internet service and providers in Tennessee
Overview of internet satisfaction and availability in Tennessee
Spectrum, Xfinity, Xtreme Powered by Mediacom, and WOW! Internet offers cable internet in Tennessee, but you may see just two in any given area with speeds reaching up to 1,000–1,200Mbps. If you want faster speeds, AT&T and Earthlink offer identical fiber internet plans at 5,000Mbps, followed by Google Fiber in select areas with 2,000Mbps. Other internet options in Tennessee include fiber internet from Vyve Broadband and Brightspeed, satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat, and wireless 5G Home Internet supplied by T-Mobile.
Internet providers received an average satisfaction rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars from customers in Tennessee.
That ranks Tennessee 13th nationwide for internet customer satisfaction.Learn more about our methodology
Internet customer satisfaction in Tennessee
$77.04 average price per payment for internet, per household
90.1% 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
2.48 average people per household
$55,726 average income per household
42 average age per household
53% of population employed
Fastest internet providers in Tennessee
|Provider||Avg download speed||Avg upload speed||Availability||Order online|
|Google Fiber Webpass||250.17 Mbps||193.72 Mbps||38.08%||View Plans for Google Fiber Webpass|
|Vyve Broadband||212.06 Mbps||24.17 Mbps||51.54%||View Plans for Vyve Broadband|
|Google Fiber||211.52 Mbps||158.4 Mbps||58.92%|
|Cumberland Connect||197.61 Mbps||180.89 Mbps||99%||View Plans for Cumberland Connect|
|Ben Lomand Connect||193 Mbps||217.63 Mbps||87.05%||View Plans for Ben Lomand Connect|
Internet by tech type
|Internet tech type||Avg download speed||% of people with access||% availability||Learn more|
|5G Home||245.93 Mbps||77.38%||99.02%||See all providers|
|Cable||1029.43 Mbps||89.67%||85.13%||See all providers|
|DSL||191.75 Mbps||61.8%||73.76%||See all providers|
|Fiber||2709.57 Mbps||75.19%||78.37%||See all providers|
|Fixed Wireless||43.97 Mbps||22.86%||75.89%||See all providers|
|LTE Home||99 Mbps||16.84%||99%||See all providers|
|Satellite||99.2 Mbps||91.64%||100%||See all providers|
Best cities for internet in Tennessee
Cities in Tennessee with the fastest internet
Paris is the best city in Tennessee 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. Henderson and White House also earn top rankings, according to our data.
The most connected cities in Tennessee
Memphis is the most internet-connected city in Tennessee. Memphis 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 Memphis's residents also have access to three or more internet providers—an uncommon number of options compared to the rest of the state. Nashville and Knoxville also make it to the top of our list.
HighSpeedInternet.com 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.