Internet Providers in Carbon Hill, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Carbon Hill, AL
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65

Internet Access in Carbon Hill, Alabama

Data below is calculated from biannual FCC broadband coverage filings. We leverage direct provider coverage reports and other privatized datasets to validate the data. Plane and pricing data is collected manually by our data science team. To date, we've found and verified 203 broadband deals in Carbon Hill since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 108 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Carbon Hill. near one hundred percent of Carbon Hill census blocks can get access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option, providing near one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet for Carbon Hill is 25 megabits per second.

AT&T Internet provides a common second choice to the primary providers. They offer a top speed of 18 Mbps.

Since most houses come pre-wired for one telephone company and cable networks don't generally overlap, the majority of Carbon Hill households have 2-3 wired broadband providers available to them (2.22 per census block specifically). 43.45 percent of Carbon Hill residents — 1,000 people in total — have one or fewer options for their broadband provider. Regardless of alternative networks with local coverage, cable and DSL broadband services generally offer the most reasonable pricing and data packages for home use.

IPBB and Fixed Wireless is the top kind of broadband with coverage around Carbon Hill worth considering. Enter address in the search bar on this page to search our database for more personalized information.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Carbon Hill with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Carbon Hill is the 112th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Nauvoo, Oakman, Jasper, Winfield, and Berry.

Internet Statistics 2021

1,000 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 Carbon Hill, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Carbon Hill, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB and Fixed Wireless - 91.6% Availability in Carbon Hill - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 65.2% Availability in Carbon Hill - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 2.1% Availability in Carbon Hill - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Carbon Hill - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Carbon Hill - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Carbon Hill

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Carbon Hill is the 112th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Nauvoo, Oakman, Jasper, Winfield, and Berry.

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 Walker 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 57% of Carbon Hill 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 Walker County, approximately 12,000 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 in Carbon Hill

Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the popular providers in the area use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since users view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is the same: video streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Carbon Hill

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB and Fixed Wireless 91.6%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 65.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 2.1%+ 100 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 82.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
AssetBlack Fiber 1.0%+ 10 Mbps

Compare Carbon Hill to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Carbon Hill 52.7 Mbps 6 $0.97 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +481.7 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.70 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +96.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +107.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +116.8 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +109.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.36 ( $0.00 )