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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.
72.1%
72.1% TERRESTRIAL BROADBAND COVERAGE
44.4%
44.4% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

52.8

38th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

88.6%

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

85.3%

of Alabamians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

31.6%

of Alabamians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

95.4%

of Alabamians have access to wireline service.

20.8%

of Alabamians have access to fiber-optic service.

81.2%

of Alabamians have access to cable service.

85.7%

of Alabamians have access to DSL service.

Coverage by County in Alabama

County Name% Broadband Coverage
Autauga89.9%
Baldwin91.5%
Barbour78.6%
Bibb42.3%
Blount74.2%
Bullock88.2%
Butler79.1%
Calhoun95.1%
Chambers82.3%
Cherokee50.6%
Chilton78.4%
Choctaw28.5%
Clarke73.9%
Clay43.3%
Cleburne12.0%
Coffee89.8%
Colbert88.7%
Conecuh46.4%
Coosa81.3%
Covington85.0%
Crenshaw71.0%
Cullman83.3%
Dale94.2%
Dallas78.3%
DeKalb89.9%
Elmore94.8%
Escambia75.1%
Etowah95.8%
Fayette23.4%
Franklin64.9%
Geneva55.2%
Greene44.0%
Hale58.4%
Henry58.6%
Houston87.3%
Jackson93.0%
Jefferson99.6%
Lamar37.1%
Lauderdale89.5%
Lawrence71.7%
Lee97.4%
Limestone94.7%
Lowndes17.6%
Macon69.8%
Madison98.2%
Marengo44.6%
Marion84.3%
Marshall95.9%
Mobile96.7%
Monroe62.9%
Montgomery97.9%
Morgan92.1%
Perry0.0%
Pickens31.5%
Pike55.1%
Randolph49.4%
Russell91.2%
St. Clair80.2%
Shelby98.9%
Sumter49.1%
Talladega78.7%
Tallapoosa91.8%
Tuscaloosa95.8%
Walker86.7%
Washington54.0%
Wilcox44.6%
Winston65.8%

Internet Speed in Top Alabama Cities

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Birmingham59.5 MBPS23 Providers
2.Mobile57.2 MBPS20 Providers
3.Montgomery67.2 MBPS21 Providers
4.Huntsville89.7 MBPS20 Providers
5.Tuscaloosa60.6 MBPS17 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Alabama

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
AT&T Internet73.1 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast70.0 MBPS
Mediacom Cable67.6 MBPS
Charter Spectrum61.8 MBPS
CenturyLink18.8 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 93.2% of Alabamians.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 155 internet providers in Alabama.
  • There are 475,000 people in Alabama without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 632,000 people in Alabama that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 226,000 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
Abbeville61.7%12 providers
Adamsville99.2%11 providers
Alabaster100.0%13 providers
Albertville99.5%13 providers
Alexander City98.5%9 providers
Aliceville32.6%7 providers
Altoona55.2%11 providers
Andalusia91.0%9 providers
Anniston98.9%12 providers
Arab81.7%8 providers
Ardmore98.9%11 providers
Ashford84.1%9 providers
Ashland46.2%8 providers
Ashville92.4%11 providers
Athens96.8%15 providers
Atmore72.4%11 providers
Attalla93.4%11 providers
Auburn97.6%14 providers
Bay Minette96.3%12 providers
Bessemer99.5%16 providers
Birmingham99.9%23 providers
Blountsville37.1%7 providers
Boaz96.7%12 providers
Brent0.0%11 providers
Brewton82.8%11 providers
Calera98.5%10 providers
Camden79.8%8 providers
Cedar Bluff44.7%9 providers
Centre58.1%9 providers
Centreville0.0%8 providers
Chelsea99.8%9 providers
Childersburg71.5%11 providers
Chunchula70.2%12 providers
Citronelle78.7%13 providers
Clanton87.1%14 providers
Clayton53.1%11 providers
Collinsville46.1%12 providers
Columbiana96.1%10 providers
Cordova91.3%10 providers
Cottondale95.4%10 providers
Crossville84.5%12 providers
Cullman95.5%9 providers
Dadeville86.8%10 providers
Daleville98.5%10 providers
Danville73.6%9 providers
Daphne98.8%13 providers
Deatsville92.8%10 providers
Decatur99.8%15 providers
Demopolis79.8%13 providers
Dora98.7%10 providers
Dothan96.4%15 providers
Eclectic98.8%7 providers
Eight Mile97.4%14 providers
Elba79.1%9 providers
Elberta75.7%11 providers
Elkmont86.8%13 providers
Elmore100.0%10 providers
Enterprise99.9%13 providers
Eufaula87.9%9 providers
Eutaw78.7%8 providers
Evergreen66.4%11 providers
Fairfield99.9%12 providers
Fairhope99.6%12 providers
Falkville59.7%9 providers
Fayette21.1%8 providers
Florence96.9%15 providers
Foley76.0%10 providers
Fort Payne90.6%16 providers
Frisco City69.0%8 providers
Fultondale99.3%9 providers
Fyffe100.0%7 providers
Gadsden98.4%16 providers
Gardendale99.6%12 providers
Geneva90.3%8 providers
Goodwater82.2%9 providers
Gordo26.5%8 providers
Grand Bay96.8%14 providers
Grant100.0%9 providers
Greensboro79.2%11 providers
Greenville87.2%10 providers
Grove Hill76.0%10 providers
Gulf Shores92.4%11 providers
Guntersville97.7%14 providers
Gurley88.8%16 providers
Haleyville81.5%10 providers
Hamilton91.1%10 providers
Hanceville84.9%9 providers
Hartford58.4%7 providers
Hartselle95.8%10 providers
Harvest99.6%14 providers
Hayden68.8%12 providers
Hazel Green99.2%14 providers
Headland71.3%11 providers
Heflin17.3%9 providers
Helena99.4%10 providers
Henagar99.6%8 providers
Horton81.9%10 providers
Huntsville98.2%20 providers
Irvington96.6%12 providers
Jackson91.2%10 providers
Jacksonville95.6%12 providers
Jasper97.3%11 providers
Jemison81.6%11 providers
Killen96.4%10 providers
Laceys Spring80.6%11 providers
Lafayette56.4%9 providers
Lanett99.4%8 providers
Leeds99.1%14 providers
Lincoln37.5%11 providers
Lineville47.7%8 providers
Livingston67.5%11 providers
Loxley96.7%10 providers
Luverne81.5%10 providers
Madison97.8%18 providers
Marion0.0%11 providers
Maylene99.9%11 providers
Mc Calla98.9%10 providers
Meridianville99.8%15 providers
Midland City84.5%11 providers
Millbrook98.5%12 providers
Mobile98.2%20 providers
Monroeville91.8%6 providers
Montevallo99.5%10 providers
Montgomery99.4%21 providers
Moody95.5%10 providers
Moulton80.4%7 providers
Moundville83.4%10 providers
Mount Olive99.6%10 providers
Munford93.4%10 providers
Muscle Shoals95.6%10 providers
Nauvoo49.1%10 providers
New Hope99.6%9 providers
New Market96.5%13 providers
Newton69.7%10 providers
Northport97.7%16 providers
Odenville84.4%10 providers
Ohatchee76.3%10 providers
Oneonta81.2%8 providers
Opelika94.9%17 providers
Opp87.0%6 providers
Orange Beach97.9%12 providers
Owens Cross Roads99.3%12 providers
Oxford99.3%12 providers
Ozark98.3%9 providers
Pelham99.9%15 providers
Pell City78.4%9 providers
Phenix City99.6%14 providers
Phil Campbell41.0%10 providers
Piedmont76.5%12 providers
Pike Road94.0%12 providers
Pinson99.5%9 providers
Pleasant Grove100.0%9 providers
Prattville97.5%15 providers
Rainbow City99.8%11 providers
Rainsville100.0%7 providers
Roanoke71.7%8 providers
Robertsdale92.5%13 providers
Rogersville56.0%8 providers
Russellville77.3%9 providers
Salem92.3%10 providers
Samson48.4%9 providers
Saraland98.3%15 providers
Satsuma99.5%12 providers
Scottsboro99.5%13 providers
Selma90.4%14 providers
Semmes99.1%15 providers
Sheffield99.9%10 providers
Slocomb52.4%9 providers
Smiths Station99.0%9 providers
Somerville94.4%12 providers
Spanish Fort99.2%14 providers
Springville81.0%12 providers
Sterrett98.2%9 providers
Stevenson93.8%12 providers
Summerdale86.1%9 providers
Sylacauga90.3%10 providers
Talladega82.5%14 providers
Tallassee91.3%12 providers
Theodore99.4%15 providers
Thomasville77.8%10 providers
Toney99.1%16 providers
Town Creek58.4%8 providers
Trinity99.1%9 providers
Troy59.4%17 providers
Trussville98.9%15 providers
Tuscaloosa97.2%17 providers
Tuscumbia92.0%12 providers
Tuskegee82.6%10 providers
Tuskegee Institute100.0%9 providers
Union Grove49.2%9 providers
Union Springs88.3%7 providers
Valley99.7%11 providers
Vinemont83.8%10 providers
Warrior98.8%11 providers
Weaver99.2%10 providers
West Blocton91.0%9 providers
Wetumpka94.6%12 providers
Wilmer97.6%15 providers
Wilsonville86.8%9 providers
Winfield77.1%8 providers
Last Updated on 2/6/2020.