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.
84%
84% BROADBAND COVERAGE
24%
24% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

36.6

39th

BROADBAND SPEEDS

85.4%

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

76.7%

of Alabamians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

14.8%

of Alabamians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

94.8%

of Alabamians have access to wireline service.

12.4%

of Alabamians have access to fiber-optic service.

80.0%

of Alabamians have access to cable service.

84.6%

of Alabamians have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of Alabamians have access to mobile broadband service.

15.4%

of Alabamians have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest cities in Alabama

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Gurley267.6 MBPS14 Providers
2.Lafayette123.5 MBPS8 Providers
3.Mc Calla93.7 MBPS9 Providers
4.Glenwood88.7 MBPS8 Providers
5.Sumiton75.6 MBPS8 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Alabama

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
AT&T Internet44.8 MBPS
Charter Spectrum40.4 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast35.2 MBPS
Mediacom Cable33.0 MBPS
CenturyLink7.0 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 89.4% of Alabamians.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 146 internet providers in Alabama.
  • There are 717,000 people in Alabama without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 927,000 people in Alabama that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 257,000 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
Abbeville63.6%11 providers
Adamsville97.5%9 providers
Alabaster99.9%13 providers
Albertville98.3%12 providers
Alexander City96.5%9 providers
Aliceville29.8%7 providers
Altoona45.0%10 providers
Andalusia78.5%10 providers
Anniston99.7%11 providers
Arab80.4%8 providers
Ardmore96.6%12 providers
Ashford83.8%9 providers
Ashland42.3%8 providers
Ashville90.9%11 providers
Athens96.5%13 providers
Atmore72.4%10 providers
Attalla86.7%10 providers
Auburn95.3%13 providers
Bay Minette92.5%11 providers
Bessemer98.5%14 providers
Birmingham99.8%21 providers
Blountsville36.3%7 providers
Boaz94.9%10 providers
Brent0.0%9 providers
Brewton82.9%11 providers
Calera92.8%10 providers
Camden74.3%7 providers
Cedar Bluff43.8%9 providers
Centre59.1%9 providers
Centreville0.0%9 providers
Chelsea97.6%8 providers
Childersburg69.1%10 providers
Chunchula37.4%11 providers
Citronelle75.0%12 providers
Clanton64.7%13 providers
Clayton10.0%10 providers
Collinsville46.5%12 providers
Columbiana68.8%8 providers
Cordova77.0%8 providers
Cottondale92.8%9 providers
Crossville82.0%11 providers
Cullman86.9%8 providers
Dadeville85.5%9 providers
Daleville98.3%10 providers
Danville67.8%9 providers
Daphne98.8%13 providers
Deatsville85.7%9 providers
Decatur99.3%12 providers
Demopolis1.7%14 providers
Dora98.1%9 providers
Dothan96.7%16 providers
Eclectic92.3%8 providers
Eight Mile96.8%14 providers
Elba78.5%9 providers
Elberta64.1%11 providers
Elkmont81.9%12 providers
Elmore100.0%8 providers
Enterprise99.9%12 providers
Eufaula86.8%8 providers
Eutaw0.0%7 providers
Evergreen59.1%10 providers
Fairfield99.9%11 providers
Fairhope99.2%13 providers
Falkville54.1%8 providers
Fayette21.9%8 providers
Florence94.3%14 providers
Foley74.3%12 providers
Fort Payne90.1%15 providers
Frisco City65.6%9 providers
Fultondale99.3%11 providers
Fyffe100.0%7 providers
Gadsden97.8%15 providers
Gardendale96.9%12 providers
Geneva87.8%8 providers
Goodwater80.3%8 providers
Gordo20.6%8 providers
Grand Bay96.0%13 providers
Grant100.0%9 providers
Greensboro69.0%11 providers
Greenville69.5%10 providers
Grove Hill64.3%9 providers
Gulf Shores92.4%11 providers
Guntersville96.4%13 providers
Gurley81.4%14 providers
Haleyville43.0%9 providers
Hamilton31.9%9 providers
Hanceville78.2%8 providers
Hartford58.2%7 providers
Hartselle95.6%9 providers
Harvest99.7%15 providers
Hayden56.5%12 providers
Hazel Green99.2%13 providers
Headland72.1%11 providers
Heflin16.5%8 providers
Helena98.5%11 providers
Henagar99.6%8 providers
Horton75.7%8 providers
Huntsville96.5%20 providers
Irvington96.4%11 providers
Jackson68.2%10 providers
Jacksonville93.7%10 providers
Jasper92.1%9 providers
Jemison76.8%10 providers
Killen78.2%9 providers
Laceys Spring80.6%10 providers
Lafayette55.6%8 providers
Lanett99.3%8 providers
Leeds98.8%13 providers
Lincoln18.5%9 providers
Lineville41.3%8 providers
Livingston75.7%9 providers
Loxley96.3%11 providers
Luverne79.5%9 providers
Madison96.1%17 providers
Marion3.3%11 providers
Maylene99.9%10 providers
Mc Calla96.4%9 providers
Meridianville99.3%14 providers
Midland City83.9%11 providers
Millbrook98.5%11 providers
Mobile96.9%22 providers
Monroeville93.1%6 providers
Montevallo95.6%9 providers
Montgomery99.0%21 providers
Moody95.6%10 providers
Moulton73.5%6 providers
Moundville83.1%9 providers
Mount Olive98.2%10 providers
Munford51.6%10 providers
Muscle Shoals90.3%9 providers
Nauvoo20.6%7 providers
New Hope81.1%9 providers
New Market94.2%12 providers
Newton57.8%10 providers
Northport92.4%14 providers
Odenville83.8%10 providers
Ohatchee57.8%9 providers
Oneonta86.1%8 providers
Opelika94.5%15 providers
Opp81.5%6 providers
Orange Beach95.2%13 providers
Owens Cross Roads97.0%11 providers
Oxford99.6%11 providers
Ozark98.0%8 providers
Pelham99.7%12 providers
Pell City75.0%9 providers
Phenix City99.6%15 providers
Phil Campbell37.8%8 providers
Piedmont59.9%11 providers
Pike Road86.6%11 providers
Pinson94.3%9 providers
Pleasant Grove99.7%8 providers
Prattville91.0%14 providers
Rainbow City98.5%9 providers
Rainsville100.0%7 providers
Roanoke72.8%8 providers
Robertsdale88.5%13 providers
Rogersville0.0%8 providers
Russellville76.8%9 providers
Salem92.3%9 providers
Samson42.5%9 providers
Saraland97.8%14 providers
Satsuma99.7%13 providers
Scottsboro93.5%14 providers
Selma89.7%13 providers
Semmes98.7%15 providers
Sheffield99.2%8 providers
Slocomb52.3%9 providers
Smiths Station98.4%8 providers
Somerville90.4%11 providers
Spanish Fort97.5%13 providers
Springville81.0%11 providers
Sterrett90.7%8 providers
Stevenson70.3%10 providers
Summerdale85.0%9 providers
Sylacauga88.7%9 providers
Talladega80.6%13 providers
Tallassee89.9%11 providers
Theodore98.7%15 providers
Thomasville65.4%10 providers
Toney98.3%14 providers
Town Creek0.0%7 providers
Trinity98.7%11 providers
Troy3.8%16 providers
Trussville98.5%14 providers
Tuscaloosa94.3%15 providers
Tuscumbia89.0%12 providers
Tuskegee79.0%10 providers
Tuskegee Institute100.0%8 providers
Union Grove46.3%9 providers
Union Springs0.0%5 providers
Valley99.7%10 providers
Vinemont76.1%8 providers
Warrior95.2%11 providers
Weaver100.0%9 providers
West Blocton54.0%8 providers
Wetumpka92.8%11 providers
Wilmer90.5%14 providers
Wilsonville60.1%7 providers
Winfield16.4%7 providers
Last Updated on 11/13/2018.

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