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.
81%
81% BROADBAND COVERAGE
26%
26% POPULATION UNDERSERVED

30.1

41st

BROADBAND SPEEDS

82.9%

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

67.6%

of Alabamians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

8.9%

of Alabamians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

WIRED COVERAGE

94.4%

of Alabamians have access to wireline service.

18.8%

of Alabamians have access to fiber-optic service.

77.8%

of Alabamians have access to cable service.

83.9%

of Alabamians have access to DSL service.

WIRELESS COVERAGE

100.0%

of Alabamians have access to mobile broadband service.

15.7%

of Alabamians have access to fixed wireless service.

Top 5 Fastest cities in Alabama

CityAvg. Download SpeedNo. of Providers
1.Jacksonville70.8 MBPS10 Providers
2.Albertville68.1 MBPS13 Providers
3.Daphne61.1 MBPS15 Providers
4.Birmingham50.9 MBPS23 Providers
5.Leeds49.5 MBPS12 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Alabama

ProviderAvg. Download Speed
AT&T Internet38.1 MBPS
WOW!35.8 MBPS
Charter Spectrum31.9 MBPS
XFINITY from Comcast28.6 MBPS
CenturyLink6.2 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 87.4% of Alabamians.

QUICK STATS

  • In total there are 141 internet providers in Alabama.
  • There are 842,000 people in Alabama without access to a wired connection capable of 25mbps download speeds.
  • There are 1.0 million people in Alabama that have access to only one wired provider, leaving them no options to switch.
  • Another 276,000 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
Abbeville58.1%12 providers
Adamsville97.5%9 providers
Alabaster99.9%12 providers
Albertville98.3%13 providers
Alexander City95.7%11 providers
Aliceville29.3%7 providers
Altoona44.6%10 providers
Andalusia21.0%10 providers
Anniston97.9%11 providers
Arab80.4%8 providers
Ardmore95.0%10 providers
Ashford83.8%8 providers
Ashland41.7%9 providers
Ashville90.3%11 providers
Athens96.2%14 providers
Atmore55.5%9 providers
Attalla83.0%10 providers
Auburn94.6%14 providers
Bay Minette86.3%12 providers
Bessemer92.1%15 providers
Birmingham96.1%23 providers
Blountsville35.9%8 providers
Boaz94.6%11 providers
Brent0.0%9 providers
Brewton69.9%11 providers
Calera91.1%10 providers
Camden70.1%8 providers
Cedar Bluff39.4%9 providers
Centre58.7%10 providers
Centreville0.0%9 providers
Chelsea97.3%8 providers
Childersburg69.0%9 providers
Chunchula21.1%11 providers
Citronelle55.8%11 providers
Clanton55.3%15 providers
Clayton2.4%9 providers
Collinsville43.9%12 providers
Columbiana40.7%10 providers
Cordova77.0%9 providers
Cottondale92.8%9 providers
Crossville79.6%11 providers
Cullman84.6%8 providers
Dadeville85.4%9 providers
Daleville98.3%10 providers
Danville68.4%9 providers
Daphne98.3%15 providers
Deatsville82.9%9 providers
Decatur99.3%13 providers
Demopolis0.0%14 providers
Dora98.1%9 providers
Dothan96.0%18 providers
Eclectic90.4%8 providers
Eight Mile94.6%13 providers
Elba76.8%8 providers
Elberta44.3%12 providers
Elkmont77.6%11 providers
Elmore94.9%8 providers
Enterprise99.9%13 providers
Eufaula83.3%11 providers
Eutaw0.0%8 providers
Evergreen48.1%10 providers
Fairfield99.9%11 providers
Fairhope97.1%14 providers
Falkville54.1%8 providers
Fayette19.4%9 providers
Florence93.8%14 providers
Foley48.8%12 providers
Fort Payne90.0%15 providers
Frisco City46.7%8 providers
Fultondale99.1%11 providers
Fyffe100.0%7 providers
Gadsden97.6%14 providers
Gardendale95.4%12 providers
Geneva82.7%7 providers
Goodwater78.9%8 providers
Gordo20.7%8 providers
Grand Bay89.3%13 providers
Grant100.0%10 providers
Greensboro64.6%11 providers
Greenville63.1%10 providers
Grove Hill59.1%9 providers
Gulf Shores80.2%11 providers
Guntersville96.4%14 providers
Gurley68.4%13 providers
Haleyville30.6%9 providers
Hamilton24.0%9 providers
Hanceville77.5%9 providers
Hartford55.0%8 providers
Hartselle95.5%11 providers
Harvest99.5%14 providers
Hayden55.4%12 providers
Hazel Green99.3%10 providers
Headland69.0%10 providers
Heflin6.0%8 providers
Helena98.0%11 providers
Henagar95.0%8 providers
Horton75.7%8 providers
Huntsville95.8%19 providers
Irvington93.7%10 providers
Jackson62.3%11 providers
Jacksonville86.9%10 providers
Jasper91.3%10 providers
Jemison68.8%10 providers
Killen45.7%8 providers
Laceys Spring80.6%10 providers
Lafayette54.6%8 providers
Lanett99.3%8 providers
Leeds97.9%12 providers
Lincoln15.2%9 providers
Lineville39.0%9 providers
Livingston58.7%11 providers
Loxley80.1%12 providers
Luverne79.5%9 providers
Madison95.1%18 providers
Marion0.0%10 providers
Maylene99.9%10 providers
Mc Calla88.9%10 providers
Meridianville99.7%12 providers
Midland City84.5%11 providers
Millbrook97.3%11 providers
Mobile96.2%21 providers
Monroeville83.8%8 providers
Montevallo93.1%9 providers
Montgomery98.9%20 providers
Moody95.6%11 providers
Moulton72.4%6 providers
Moundville81.3%9 providers
Mount Olive98.2%9 providers
Munford47.5%9 providers
Muscle Shoals90.3%9 providers
Nauvoo20.6%8 providers
New Hope81.1%8 providers
New Market88.5%11 providers
Newton59.2%10 providers
Northport91.9%13 providers
Odenville82.2%10 providers
Ohatchee57.4%9 providers
Oneonta85.2%8 providers
Opelika94.5%15 providers
Opp2.1%6 providers
Orange Beach94.8%13 providers
Owens Cross Roads97.0%9 providers
Oxford97.7%12 providers
Ozark98.0%9 providers
Pelham99.7%12 providers
Pell City70.2%9 providers
Phenix City99.6%15 providers
Phil Campbell35.7%8 providers
Piedmont59.7%11 providers
Pike Road86.5%11 providers
Pinson87.3%9 providers
Pleasant Grove99.7%8 providers
Prattville88.3%15 providers
Rainbow City98.5%9 providers
Rainsville100.0%8 providers
Roanoke72.8%8 providers
Robertsdale80.1%14 providers
Rogersville0.0%8 providers
Russellville76.2%9 providers
Salem92.3%9 providers
Samson37.9%9 providers
Saraland96.7%13 providers
Satsuma96.7%12 providers
Scottsboro99.5%12 providers
Selma89.0%13 providers
Semmes98.2%14 providers
Sheffield99.2%8 providers
Slocomb51.2%9 providers
Smiths Station98.4%8 providers
Somerville90.4%11 providers
Spanish Fort97.0%13 providers
Springville79.2%11 providers
Sterrett90.5%8 providers
Stevenson93.8%11 providers
Summerdale67.6%10 providers
Sylacauga88.6%9 providers
Talladega80.4%14 providers
Tallassee86.8%11 providers
Theodore96.8%16 providers
Thomasville56.1%12 providers
Toney95.4%12 providers
Town Creek0.0%7 providers
Trinity98.5%9 providers
Troy1.1%16 providers
Trussville98.4%14 providers
Tuscaloosa94.3%13 providers
Tuscumbia88.2%13 providers
Tuskegee78.9%10 providers
Tuskegee Institute100.0%8 providers
Union Grove46.2%9 providers
Union Springs0.0%5 providers
Valley99.7%10 providers
Vinemont76.1%8 providers
Warrior94.7%11 providers
Weaver99.2%9 providers
West Blocton24.6%7 providers
Wetumpka86.7%11 providers
Wilmer77.4%13 providers
Wilsonville37.3%8 providers
Winfield12.6%7 providers
Last Updated on 11/30/2017.

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