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Internet Connectivty in MS

^ An estimated 1,750,705 Mississippi residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

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Internet Availability in MS

^ Collectively (all cities), 61.4% of all Mississippi residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 51st in the nation [2].

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Mississippi Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Mississippi

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in MS [3]
    • Median download speed: 4.4 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 1.27 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 9.32 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 4.03 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Mississippi vs. the U.S.

How Mississippi landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Mississippi

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in MS [3]
    • Median download speed: 1.49 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 0.47 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 3.69 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 0.9 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Mississippi vs. the U.S.

How Mississippi wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Mississippi

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in MS

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem 100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Other Copper Wireline 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Optical Carrier 1 Gb/s 1 Gb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in MS

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Wireless 6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s 1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s 200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Mississippi

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  • Allows you to connect all Wi-Fi-enabled devices
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Mississippi Internet Statistics

Mississippi Internet Connectivity

Mississippi: 59% of residents are connected, with 19.9% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Mississippi


  • Mississippi Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 1,750,705 Mississippi residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 1,216,592 Mississippi residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Mississippi Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 1,821,920 Mississippi residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Mississippi

Mississippi: The median household income is $41,936; and 22% of households are below poverty level [6].


Mississippi Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Mississippi Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in MS, median download speeds are higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in MS [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 3.2 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.19 Mb/s - 6.72 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.46 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.26 Mb/s - 1.87 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in MS [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 1.49 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.49 Mb/s - 3.69 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.47 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.27 Mb/s - 0.9 Mb/s

Mississippi Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Mississippi [1]: 59% of MS residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 59% mark ranks Mississippi 51st in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 21.8% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 8.7% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 8.6% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 19.9% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 41% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Mississippi Internet Availability [2]
    • 61.4% of MS residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Mississippi 51st in the country.

Mississippi Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in MS, median download speeds are higher for business & median upload speeds are higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in MS [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 5.48 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.46 Mb/s - 11.65 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 2.4 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.35 Mb/s - 7.96 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in MS [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 4.53 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.57 Mb/s - 9.58 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 0.96 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.38 Mb/s - 2.26 Mb/s

Additional information about Mississippi

About Mississippi

Mississippi has a population of approximately 2,967,297, which ranks 33rd in the U.S. among all states. [6]

MS Internet Access

More about Mississippi Internet Access

For more information about Mississippi Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding MS Internet service overall, visit Missippippi Office of the Governor .

More About Mississippi

Of all residents in Mississippi, 73% have a high school diploma or higher, and 17% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Mississippi Cities

References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau