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:
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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%|
|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%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
4.3% of consumers in Anniston2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.
This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Map of ISPs in Anniston
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 )|