Internet Providers in Cedar Bluff, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Cedar Bluff, AL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67.11

Internet Access in Cedar Bluff, Alabama

DSL Internet is the only wired broadband network choice that has meaningful availability at addresses in Cedar Bluff. According to our most current data, it's available to approximately 98.47 percent of the population. DSL Internet reaches subscribers over phone lines, which is why it often is provided by traditional phone operators like TDS Telecom.

The average Cedar Bluff household has 2-3 providers with service at their address. Competition is good. It means most customers have at least two providers competing on prices and service quality at a given address. This high level of choice isn't universal, however. even in 2021, a surprising 97.77 of residents still have only one or fewer options for true broadband service.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Cedar Bluff's primary wired Internet choices.

TDS Telecom is another commonly available Internet option for Cedar Bluff, offering DSL service available to 98 percent of Cedar Bluff. Weiss Internet is another alternative wireless service worth taking note of for near one hundred percent of the local area, although it has to have roof access or line of site with a Weiss Internet access point.

Broadband coverage insights on the page below are drawn from a mix of public government data from the FCC and privatized datasets we source from industry sources or through private third parties. Statistics regarding speed and performance data comes from M-Labs. Our in-house research team has manually validated pricing and service data on 153 broadband offerings in Cedar Bluff to date.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Cedar Bluff with 8 of those offering residential service
  • Cedar Bluff is the 275th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Lyerly and Gaylesville, but behind Collinsville, Centre, and Leesburg.
  • The fastest zip code in Cedar Bluff for April 2021 is 35959. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 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 Cedar Bluff, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
TDS Telecom 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Cedar Bluff, Alabama

  • TDS - DSL - 98.6% Availability in Cedar Bluff - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 3.7% Availability in Cedar Bluff - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • TDS Telecom - Fiber - 2.2% Availability in Cedar Bluff - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cedar Bluff - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Cedar Bluff - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Cedar Bluff

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Cedar Bluff is the 275th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Lyerly and Gaylesville, but behind Collinsville, Centre, and Leesburg.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Cherokee 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.

As of this month, 35959 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Cedar Bluff.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Cherokee County, approximately 7,000 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 Cord Cutting Around Cedar Bluff

Data from our research team shows that many of the common providers use data caps on home Internet plans. Data caps are disliked because consumers see them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Cedar Bluff

Provider Type Coverage Speed
TDS Telecom DSL 98.6%+ 100 Mbps
Weiss Internet Fixed Wireless 99.6%+ 50 Mbps
KilliansNet Fixed Wireless 16.1%+ 25 Mbps
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative Fixed Wireless 5.3%+ 50 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 3.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
TDS Telecom Fiber 2.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Weiss Internet Fixed Wireless 100% 50 Mbps
KilliansNet Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 18.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
TDS Business Fiber 0.0%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Cedar Bluff to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Cedar Bluff 76.5 Mbps 8 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +338.9 Mbps ) 16 ( +8 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +42.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +39.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +50.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +15 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +51.1 Mbps ) 8 $0.18 ( $0.00 )