Internet Providers in Alpine, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Alpine, AL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 13
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.21

Internet Access in Alpine, Alabama

The Alpine area has two commonly available providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. Their network has speeds up to 100 Mbps and coverage in near one hundred percent of the local area. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of the area and reported speeds up to a maximum of 25 Mbps.

The information on this page is primarily sourced via provider coverage reports, and is confirmed against private data sources to create more detailed resources than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year.

AT&T Internet provides a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Alpine with a top speed of 18 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't actually the only choice for Internet access in Alpine. fixed wireless providers like Sylacauga Utilities Board are able to offer 3 Mbps via direct wireless links. Aside from residential Internet, there are also 2 companies in the city selling enterprise-level services such as T1 and MPLS. Our results include all providers with business services on their website, but keep in mind that home providers often have business packages as well.

The average home in Alpine has 2-3 wired broadband providers available to them (2.44 per census block). 86.01 percent of the Alpine area — 3,000 people in total — have one or fewer options. cable and DSL broadband services usually offer the most reasonable price for home use.

In summary, Satellite and IPBB and Fixed Wireless are the most widely available types of Internet service around Alpine. The granular coverage maps and public speed test data below illustrate where the real-world speed test results vary between each of the neighborhoods and ISPs in and around the area.

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alpine, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Hargray Communications 300 Mbps Cable 27s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
USA Communications 500 Mbps Cable 16s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alpine, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB and Fixed Wireless - 62.5% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 12.3% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Hargray - Cable - 9.2% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • USA - Cable - 1.4% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Alpine

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Alpine is the 162nd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Sylacauga, Childersburg, and Cropwell, but behind Talladega and Vincent.

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

Approximately 6,000 people in Talladega County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

In Talladega County, approximately 13,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

Summary Of Internet Providers In Alpine

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Sylacauga Utilities Board Fixed Wireless 81.5%+ 3.0 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB and Fixed Wireless 62.5%+ 100 Mbps
RainWare Fixed Wireless 37.2%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 12.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Hargray Communications Cable 9.2%+ 300 Mbps
USA Communications Cable 1.4%+ 500 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 22.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
AssetBlack Fiber 3.7%+ 3.0 Mbps
Spectrotel Fiber 0.3%+ 20 Mbps

Compare Alpine to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alpine 71.8 Mbps 9 $0.97 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +462.6 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +77 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +88.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +97.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +90.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )