Internet Providers in Anniston, AL

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

Top Internet Providers in Anniston, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    95.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    95.3% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    41.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    41.2% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 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. Hargray
    98.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.9% Available
  • 6. Hargray
    1.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.1% Available
  • 7. Sparklight
    1.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    1.1% Available
2 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Anniston. See All
4 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Anniston. See All

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Internet Access in Anniston, Alabama

Government-sourced data is the core source for Anniston-area availability information described on BroadbandNow. Since 2014, we've processed 20,080 rows of FCC and privatized databases about Internet access within Anniston. We've hand-collected local pricing and fine print info on 319 Internet deals in Anniston and the surrounding area. The download averages analysis comes from M-Labs speed test data collected over a 12 month time span. Keep in mind speed test-based datasets are a rough indicator of network quality, not neccessarily an exact representation of the actual speeds customers will experience at houses in Anniston.

Taking a look now at network tech in use around Anniston, the most prevalent wired Internet tech varieties are IPBB and Fiber (95.32 percent coverage) and 5G Internet (41.20 percent coverage).

Hargray Communications is an alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer 98 percent local coverage and a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps. There are 8 companies within city limits marketing enterprise-level subscriptions like point-to-point connectivity. The small business providers listed here include every provider with business services on their site, but residential providers sometimes offer unlisted business packages as well.

Since many buildings are only wired for one telephone provider and one cable television company, the majority of Anniston households have 2-3 wired broadband options available (2.47 per census block specifically). 4.34 percent of the Anniston area — 2,000 people — are limited to one or fewer options. DSL and cable broadband services almost always offer the most agreeable price for home use.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, registered with coverage in close to one hundred percent of Anniston residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has coverage to close to one hundred percent of local residents. The top speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. As a rule, anything over 10 Mbps is enough for streaming SD video over WiFi. However, it may become an issue for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive services like video chat, cloud apps, and etc. You can explore the availability maps below to see how Internet options compare on a granular level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Anniston, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 95.3%
Hargray Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.9%
Hargray Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 1.1%
Sparklight 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 1.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 41.2%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
2,000 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.

Anniston is the 148th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Weaver, Jacksonville, Oxford, Alexandria, and Eastaboga.

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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: 23% of people living in Anniston 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 96% of Anniston 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 Anniston to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Anniston 186.1 Mbps 12 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +395.6 Mbps ) 22 ( +10 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -13.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +13.6 Mbps ) 20 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +16.1 Mbps ) 27 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +10.4 Mbps ) 11 ( -1 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )