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There are 63 home TV and internet providers and 87 business providers across all of Alabama. 88.5% of homes can get more than one wired (cable, DSL, fiber) internet provider, which is above average (#17 out of 52, including Puerto Rico and Washington D.C.). Competition is generally good for the customer, which means internet in Alabama is less likely to offer competitive speeds or prices. All home internet providers are listed below.

Alabama Internet Service Providers

Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
AT&T68.2%Visit site
Spectrum45.9%Visit site
Harbor Communications38.1%Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast)17.3%Visit site
CenturyLink13.8%Visit site
Mediacom13.7%Visit site
WoW Cable12.4%Visit site
Wise Broadband2.7%Visit site
Troy Cablevision Inc2.3%N/A
Cable One2.3%Visit site

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Internet ProviderState CoverageLink
FTC2.3%Visit site
Windstream1.9%Visit site
CTV Beam1.9%Visit site
OTELCO1.4%Visit site
TDS1.2%Visit site
Google Fiber1.1%Visit site
Killians Electronics1.1%Visit site
USA Communications1.1%Visit site
Frontier Communications1.1%Visit site
Monster Broadband1%Visit site
Weiss Internet0.9%Visit site
Telepak Networks0.9%Visit site
Sylacauga Utilities Board0.8%Visit site
Scottsboro Electric Power Board0.6%Visit site
Ardmore Telephone Company Incorporated0.6%Visit site
Opelika Power Services0.6%Visit site
Hayneville Fiber Transport0.5%Visit site
Multi-Path Networks0.4%Visit site
TEC0.4%Visit site
New Hope Telephone Cooperative0.4%Visit site
Union Springs Tel Co0.3%Visit site
Millry Telephone Company0.3%Visit site
Eagle Internet0.3%N/A
DSL ByAir0.3%Visit site
Pine Belt Communications0.2%Visit site
Blount Broadband0.2%Visit site
GTT0.2%Visit site
Northland Communications0.2%Visit site
Farmers Telephone Cooperative0.2%Visit site
Moundville Telephone0.1%Visit site
Ragland Telephone Company0.1%Visit site
Mon-Cre Telephone0.1%Visit site
Consolidated Communications0.1%Visit site
MaxxSouth0.1%Visit site
Total Radio0.1%Visit site
Castleberry Telephone0.1%Visit site
Cyber Broadband Inc<.1%Visit site
Wysper<.1%Visit site
Uniti<.1%Visit site
RainWare<.1%Visit site
Benchmark<.1%Visit site
WiSouth Networks<.1%Visit site
ABG Wireless<.1%N/A
Birch Communications<.1%Visit site
America Internet & Communications<.1%Visit site
ZochNet<.1%Visit site
Comelec Internet Services<.1%Visit site

10.0% of Alabamans have only 1 wired provider connected to their block. 5.6% have no options at their homes except for satellite internet. This places Alabama as the 17th least connected state.

Internet Provider Types

94.4% of Alabama homes can get some type of internet. The table below shows which types of service are available.

Internet Type% of Alabama
Fiber24.1%
Cable79.0%
DSL83.3%
Fixed Wireless20.0%

Alabama Internet Speeds

We measure two different types of max speeds. The first is a measure of the fastest speed a home could get for any price. For Alabama the average is 26.6 Mbps. This measure puts Alabama #31 out of 52 in the US.

Download Speed% of Alabama
.1 to 5 Mbps2.7%
6 to 10 Mbps3.1%
11 to 20 Mbps3.0%
21 to 30 Mbps2.1%
31 to 75 Mbps6.1%
76 to 100 Mbps10.0%
101 to 250 Mbps13.0%
251 to 500 Mbps27.1%
501 to 999 Mbps11.6%
1 Gbps or more16.2%

Our second measure of speed is the actual average speed in Mbps for all Alabamans. Real-world average speeds in Alabama are about 26.6 Mbps, meaning Alabama ranks #23 out of 52.

Detailed Internet Data by City

DecisionData has obsessively collected and calculated the most comprehensive data for ISPs (internet service providers) in Alabama. Click on a city to view detailed information including speeds by provider by city and much more.

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