Internet Providers in Brierfield, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Brierfield, AL
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 1
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $45

Internet Access in Brierfield, Alabama

The average Brierfield location has access to broadband service from 1.72 different providers.

DSL is widely available in comparison to other types of wired broadband around Brierfield because it relies on phone wires to send data — the DSL line comes in via utility poles outside, and you plug in a modem to the ethernet outlet to enable your Wifi.

AT&T Internet is the third largest wired broadband provider in Brierfield by coverage area, available to 93 percent of the area.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Brierfield.

Broadband availability insights here are based on governmental data and private data we collect directly from providers. Averaged statistics about speed and performance data comes via M-Labs, the speed test utility shown within BroadbandNow and Google queries. Our research team has manually aggregated pricing and plan details on 136 broadband deals for Brierfield as of 2021.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Brierfield, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Brierfield, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 94.0% Availability in Brierfield - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 78.4% Availability in Brierfield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Brierfield - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Brierfield - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Brierfield

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Brierfield is the 416th most connected city in Alabama behind Maylene, Montevallo, Woodstock, West Blocton, and Centreville.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Bibb 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 Bibb 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.

Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Brierfield

Data collected by our market research team shows that top ISPs in the area use data caps on residential Internet connections. Data caps are disliked since customers see them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers explain they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily consumes 1–7GB per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Brierfield

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 94.0%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 78.4%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps