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< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
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Internet Access in Birmingham, Alabama
The average download speed in Birmingham is 184.88 Mbps. This is 29.1% faster than the average in Alabama and 41.9% faster than the national average.
- There are 23 internet providers in Birmingham with 7 of those offering residential service
- Birmingham is the 59th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Pleasant Grove, Fairfield, Mulga, Gardendale, and Fultondale.
- In Jefferson County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25mbps wired broadband.
- There are 19 companies offering business internet services in Birmingham.
- There are 167 internet providers in all of Alabama.
- 85.4% of Alabamians have access to 100mbps or faster broadband.
- Approximately 98% of Birmingham residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.
- The average internet download speed in Alabama is 143.24 mbps.
- Explore internet access for communities within Birmingham: Forestdale, Meadowbrook, Midfield, Ensley, Shoal Creek, Mountain Brook, Tarrant, Irondale, Homewood, Hoover, Vestavia Hills, and Center Point
Internet Statistics 2022
2.1% of consumers in Birmingham10,000 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.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Birmingham, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||1,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber||8s||99.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||47.3%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||47.3%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||2.4%|