Internet Providers in Alexandria, Alabama

Residential Internet Statistics for Alexandria, AL
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $45
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Alexandria, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    69.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    69.5% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    69.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    69.3% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    69.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    69.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Hargray
    99.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    99.5% Available
  • 1. AT&T
    9.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    9.3% Available
  • 2. TPx Communications
    3.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *N/A
    • Copper
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Copper
    3.6% Available

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Internet Access in Alexandria, Alabama

Alexandria offers 6 residential Internet providers, or 11 total providers including business and mobile. There are 6 choices for wired broadband like DSL and cable.

The plans listed on this page are manually gathered by our data science division. Our team has gathered 125 plans in Alexandria, in total.

In less fortunate communities in Alexandria, as many as 1,000 people are left with one or fewer choices for broadband-level Internet service.

As is expected for cities with Alexandria's level of broadband service competition, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall somewhat short of the state average. (52.65 Mbps, in contrast to Alabama's 158.53 Mbps average over the past twelve months.)

Viasat Internet is the most common on the whole. They have Internet coverage reaching close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage to near one hundred percent of the population. The fastest download speed recorded for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. In general, any speed above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) will be sufficient for streaming SD video on WiFi, but becomes challenging when multiple users try to access bandwidth-intensive apps such as video conferencing and multiplayer gaming. You can peruse our availability map below to compare Internet options down to the census block level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alexandria, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 69.5%
Hargray Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 99.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 69.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 69.3%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Alexandria is the 307th most connected city in Alabama behind Weaver, Jacksonville, Wellington, Oxford, and Ohatchee.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 5,000 people in Calhoun County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 7% of people living in Alexandria have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 77% of Alexandria residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Calhoun County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Alexandria to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alexandria 52.7 Mbps 8 $0.35 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +529 Mbps ) 22 ( +14 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +120.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +147 Mbps ) 20 ( +12 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +149.5 Mbps ) 27 ( +19 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +143.8 Mbps ) 11 ( +3 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )