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Internet Service in Alabama

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INTERNET ACCESS IN Alabama

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COVERAGE BY COUNTY

Alabama Interactive SVG Map showing broadband coverage by county.
85%
85% BROADBAND COVERAGE
24%
24% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

38.0

40th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

87.2%

of Alabamians have access to wired broadband 25mbps or faster.

81.3%

of Alabamians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

26.8%

of Alabamians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

94.9%

of Alabamians have access to wireline service.

16.2%

of Alabamians have access to fiber-optic service.

80.3%

of Alabamians have access to cable service.

84.8%

of Alabamians have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of Alabamians have access to mobile broadband service.

17.0%

of Alabamians have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest cities in Alabama

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Gurley305.6 MBPS15 Providers
2.Allgood305.1 MBPS6 Providers
3.Red Bay144.3 MBPS9 Providers
4.Lineville127.0 MBPS9 Providers
5.Deatsville114.3 MBPS10 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Alabama

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
AT&T Internet45.9 MBPS
Charter Spectrum45.0 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast41.0 MBPS
Mediacom Cable36.4 MBPS
CenturyLink14.2 MBPS

GOV'T FUNDING

  • Since 2010, The Connecting ALABAMA Initiative has been awarded $4,874,142 in federal grants for Alabama's Broadband Initiative.
  • Another $91,596,026, accounting for 2.6% of all federal infrastructure grants, was awarded to broadband infrastructure projects in Alabama.
  • Since 2011, access to a wired connection of at least 10mbps has improved from 82.8% to 91.5% of Alabamians.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 156 internet providers in Alabama.
  • There are 631,000 people in Alabama without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 913,000 people in Alabama that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 251,000 people in Alabama don't have any wired internet providers available where they live.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Alabama CITIES

Average speed over time
Abbeville62.0%12 providers
Adamsville98.7%11 providers
Alabaster100.0%13 providers
Albertville98.8%13 providers
Alexander City97.7%10 providers
Aliceville33.3%8 providers
Altoona55.2%11 providers
Andalusia91.2%11 providers
Anniston98.1%14 providers
Arab81.7%8 providers
Ardmore98.7%11 providers
Ashford83.8%10 providers
Ashland46.2%9 providers
Ashville92.4%11 providers
Athens96.6%14 providers
Atmore71.7%11 providers
Attalla86.7%11 providers
Auburn96.3%14 providers
Bay Minette92.1%12 providers
Bessemer98.5%16 providers
Birmingham99.9%22 providers
Blountsville36.3%7 providers
Boaz95.6%12 providers
Brent0.0%10 providers
Brewton82.1%11 providers
Calera94.8%11 providers
Camden79.8%8 providers
Cedar Bluff43.8%9 providers
Centre59.4%9 providers
Centreville0.0%10 providers
Chelsea97.8%9 providers
Childersburg71.5%11 providers
Chunchula46.6%12 providers
Citronelle77.8%12 providers
Clanton71.2%14 providers
Clayton4.2%11 providers
Collinsville44.3%12 providers
Columbiana77.6%9 providers
Cordova81.2%10 providers
Cottondale93.6%10 providers
Crossville84.3%12 providers
Cullman89.8%9 providers
Dadeville86.7%9 providers
Daleville98.5%10 providers
Danville69.1%9 providers
Daphne98.6%15 providers
Deatsville86.0%10 providers
Decatur99.4%15 providers
Demopolis1.8%14 providers
Dora98.2%10 providers
Dothan96.4%16 providers
Eclectic93.2%9 providers
Eight Mile96.7%14 providers
Elba77.8%9 providers
Elberta72.3%12 providers
Elkmont85.9%13 providers
Elmore100.0%9 providers
Enterprise99.9%13 providers
Eufaula86.9%9 providers
Eutaw0.3%8 providers
Evergreen63.2%11 providers
Fairfield99.9%12 providers
Fairhope99.2%13 providers
Falkville57.8%9 providers
Fayette22.4%9 providers
Florence94.8%15 providers
Foley73.6%11 providers
Fort Payne90.5%16 providers
Frisco City68.8%8 providers
Fultondale99.3%12 providers
Fyffe100.0%7 providers
Gadsden97.8%16 providers
Gardendale98.6%14 providers
Geneva90.2%9 providers
Goodwater82.2%9 providers
Gordo24.6%9 providers
Grand Bay96.4%14 providers
Grant100.0%9 providers
Greensboro74.1%12 providers
Greenville70.2%11 providers
Grove Hill67.5%10 providers
Gulf Shores91.7%12 providers
Guntersville96.6%15 providers
Gurley88.2%15 providers
Haleyville45.1%11 providers
Hamilton32.8%11 providers
Hanceville80.8%9 providers
Hartford57.8%8 providers
Hartselle95.7%10 providers
Harvest99.5%15 providers
Hayden61.0%13 providers
Hazel Green99.0%14 providers
Headland72.1%12 providers
Heflin16.5%9 providers
Helena98.5%11 providers
Henagar99.6%8 providers
Horton75.9%9 providers
Huntsville96.6%20 providers
Irvington96.2%12 providers
Jackson73.7%11 providers
Jacksonville90.8%11 providers
Jasper92.7%11 providers
Jemison79.9%11 providers
Killen83.2%10 providers
Laceys Spring80.6%10 providers
Lafayette56.4%9 providers
Lanett99.4%8 providers
Leeds99.0%13 providers
Lincoln34.6%11 providers
Lineville41.8%9 providers
Livingston57.0%10 providers
Loxley97.1%11 providers
Luverne79.5%9 providers
Madison96.3%18 providers
Marion0.0%11 providers
Maylene99.9%11 providers
Mc Calla97.3%10 providers
Meridianville99.4%15 providers
Midland City83.9%11 providers
Millbrook98.5%13 providers
Mobile96.8%22 providers
Monroeville91.7%6 providers
Montevallo96.5%10 providers
Montgomery99.0%22 providers
Moody95.5%10 providers
Moulton76.0%7 providers
Moundville83.8%10 providers
Mount Olive99.3%10 providers
Munford58.9%10 providers
Muscle Shoals90.6%10 providers
Nauvoo20.6%9 providers
New Hope99.6%9 providers
New Market95.9%13 providers
Newton62.1%10 providers
Northport93.2%15 providers
Odenville83.2%11 providers
Ohatchee58.0%10 providers
Oneonta81.1%8 providers
Opelika94.7%17 providers
Opp86.4%7 providers
Orange Beach97.3%13 providers
Owens Cross Roads98.9%12 providers
Oxford99.0%12 providers
Ozark97.8%9 providers
Pelham99.9%14 providers
Pell City74.9%10 providers
Phenix City99.6%16 providers
Phil Campbell37.3%10 providers
Piedmont62.6%12 providers
Pike Road87.8%12 providers
Pinson96.8%10 providers
Pleasant Grove99.7%9 providers
Prattville92.1%15 providers
Rainbow City98.5%10 providers
Rainsville100.0%7 providers
Roanoke72.9%9 providers
Robertsdale91.6%14 providers
Rogersville0.8%9 providers
Russellville77.3%10 providers
Salem92.3%9 providers
Samson48.7%10 providers
Saraland97.5%16 providers
Satsuma99.4%13 providers
Scottsboro93.5%15 providers
Selma90.4%13 providers
Semmes98.7%16 providers
Sheffield99.5%10 providers
Slocomb53.9%10 providers
Smiths Station98.4%9 providers
Somerville90.4%12 providers
Spanish Fort98.6%14 providers
Springville80.9%11 providers
Sterrett91.5%8 providers
Stevenson70.8%12 providers
Summerdale85.3%10 providers
Sylacauga89.5%10 providers
Talladega82.5%14 providers
Tallassee90.2%12 providers
Theodore98.8%16 providers
Thomasville72.8%12 providers
Toney98.6%15 providers
Town Creek0.0%8 providers
Trinity98.7%10 providers
Troy4.3%16 providers
Trussville98.9%17 providers
Tuscaloosa94.5%15 providers
Tuscumbia91.2%13 providers
Tuskegee80.5%11 providers
Tuskegee Institute100.0%9 providers
Union Grove49.2%9 providers
Union Springs0.0%6 providers
Valley99.7%11 providers
Vinemont78.1%11 providers
Warrior95.6%12 providers
Weaver99.2%10 providers
West Blocton65.0%9 providers
Wetumpka93.2%13 providers
Wilmer92.8%15 providers
Wilsonville69.4%9 providers
Winfield17.4%9 providers
Last Updated on 9/11/2019.

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