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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 Provider State Coverage Link
AT&T 68.2% Visit site
Spectrum 45.9% Visit site
Harbor Communications 38.1% Visit site
XFINITY (Comcast) 17.3% Visit site
CenturyLink 13.8% Visit site
Mediacom 13.7% Visit site
WoW Cable 12.4% Visit site
Wise Broadband 2.7% Visit site
Troy Cablevision Inc 2.3% N/A
Cable One 2.3% Visit site

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Internet Provider State Coverage Link
FTC 2.3% Visit site
Windstream 1.9% Visit site
CTV Beam 1.9% Visit site
OTELCO 1.4% Visit site
TDS 1.2% Visit site
Google Fiber 1.1% Visit site
Killians Electronics 1.1% Visit site
USA Communications 1.1% Visit site
Frontier Communications 1.1% Visit site
Monster Broadband 1% Visit site
Weiss Internet 0.9% Visit site
Telepak Networks 0.9% Visit site
Sylacauga Utilities Board 0.8% Visit site
Scottsboro Electric Power Board 0.6% Visit site
Ardmore Telephone Company Incorporated 0.6% Visit site
Opelika Power Services 0.6% Visit site
Hayneville Fiber Transport 0.5% Visit site
Multi-Path Networks 0.4% Visit site
TEC 0.4% Visit site
New Hope Telephone Cooperative 0.4% Visit site
Union Springs Tel Co 0.3% Visit site
Millry Telephone Company 0.3% Visit site
Eagle Internet 0.3% N/A
DSL ByAir 0.3% Visit site
Pine Belt Communications 0.2% Visit site
Blount Broadband 0.2% Visit site
GTT 0.2% Visit site
Northland Communications 0.2% Visit site
Farmers Telephone Cooperative 0.2% Visit site
Moundville Telephone 0.1% Visit site
Ragland Telephone Company 0.1% Visit site
Mon-Cre Telephone 0.1% Visit site
Consolidated Communications 0.1% Visit site
MaxxSouth 0.1% Visit site
Total Radio 0.1% Visit site
Castleberry Telephone 0.1% 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
Fiber 24.1%
Cable 79.0%
DSL 83.3%
Fixed Wireless 20.0%

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 Mbps 2.7%
6 to 10 Mbps 3.1%
11 to 20 Mbps 3.0%
21 to 30 Mbps 2.1%
31 to 75 Mbps 6.1%
76 to 100 Mbps 10.0%
101 to 250 Mbps 13.0%
251 to 500 Mbps 27.1%
501 to 999 Mbps 11.6%
1 Gbps or more 16.2%

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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