Internet Service Providers in Alpine, Alabama

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Residential Internet Statistics for Alpine, AL
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 61.32 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 78.53%

Internet Access in Alpine, Alabama

The Alpine area has two commonly available providers: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 provides a common second choice to the primary providers, serving Alpine with a top speed of 10 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.

The average home in Alpine has 2-3 wired broadband providers available to them (2.63 per census block). 73.98 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, 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 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
Hargray Communications 300 Mbps Cable 27s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless and DSL 1m 21s
USA Communications 500 Mbps Cable 16s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alpine, Alabama

  • AT&T - 43.2% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 12.3% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Hargray - 9.2% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • USA - 1.4% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Alpine - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Alpine

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Alpine is the 153rd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Sylacauga and Cropwell, but behind Talladega, Vincent, and Childersburg.

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.

Approximately 26% of Alpine residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

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
AT&T Fixed Wireless and DSL 43.2%+ 100 Mbps
Sylacauga Utilities Board Fixed Wireless 81.5%+ 3.0 Mbps
RainWare Fixed Wireless 37.2%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 12.3%+ 940 Mbps
Hargray Communications Cable 9.2%+ 300 Mbps
USA Communications Cable 1.4%+ 500 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 22.2%+ 940 Mbps
AssetBlack Fiber 3.7%+ 3.0 Mbps

Compare Alpine to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alpine 61.3 Mbps 10 $0.72 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +287.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +45.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +38.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +5 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +50.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +54 Mbps ) 9 ( -1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )