High-Speed Internet Options in Nashville, Tennessee

by Allison Lyndsay

Nashville has many different options for high-speed Internet providers. You can choose from a big corporation that provides different speed levels and low prices or a smaller local company that offers personal service and local technical support. Whether you choose a local or national provider, you will receive quality service and reliable connections.

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Butler Networks

Butler Networks provides residential customers with several high-speed Internet plans. The low-level plan provides 1.5 Mbps download speed and a 256 Kbps upload speed. The faster plan has a 3.0 Mbps download speed and a 300 to 400 Kbps upload speed. Butler Networks provides free antispyware and e-mail addresses. They also provide local, personal technical support.

Comcast

Comcast offers high-speed Internet that is supported by a fiber-optic network. Their Internet speeds are faster than most DSL providers. Comcast's basic Internet plan has download speeds of up to 6.0 Mbps, with a PowerBoost option that raises that to 10.0 Mbps. They offer free Norton antispyware software, free e-mail addresses, and an online address book.

AT&T;

AT&T; has several different high-speed Internet plans. Their basic plan has download speeds of 768 Kbps and is thirteen times faster than dial-up Internet. Their middle-tier plans have download speeds of 1.5 and 3.0 Mbps. Their fastest plan has a download speed of 6.0 Mbps and is one hundred times faster than dial-up Internet. All plans come with access to 11 e-mail addresses and wireless networking. AT&T; also provides security features such as free antispyware and parental controls.

Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable offers high-speed Internet powered by a fiber optic network. Their basic broadband plan offers download speeds of up to 7.0 Mbps. You can add a Turbo package to upgrade the download speed to 15.0 Mbps. Time Warner Cable provides its Internet Security Suite, which includes antispyware and parental controls. They also offer technical support 24 hours a day.

About the Author

Allison Lyndsay has been writing about nutrition and lifestyle issues since 2004. Her articles have appeared on several blogs and in the "St. Petersburg Times." Lyndsay received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of South Florida.

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