Compare Internet Services in Mississippi (MS)

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Internet Speed and Connection in Mississippi

70%

Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster

39%

Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster

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42 Mbps

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Top 3 Metro Locations in Mississippi

Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.

Memphis – Population 1,350,620

Jackson – Population 580,166

Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula – Population 397,261

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Mississippi breakdown of Internet coverage

The largest metro area in Mississippi is Memphis with a population of 1,350,620.00. This is followed by the Jackson metro area, with a population of 580,166.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.

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Data from FCC Broadband Deployment

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Coverage by Internet type

83% get DSL

69% get Cable

40% get Fiber

100% get Satellite

Broadband government information

The State of Mississippi’s MESHNet project aims to deploy a 700 MHz interoperable public safety wireless broadband network to every public safety agency in the state. The project will leverage 134 towers with the state’s 700 MHz public safety Land Mobile Radio system, and expects to provide an average of 1 Mbps to user equipment in public safety vehicles moving at speeds up to 55 mph with 95 percent reliability.

MS Internet news

As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.

Most popular cities with Internet around Mississippi

Internet Access in MS by City

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