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Internet Providers in Cook Springs, Alabama
Residential Internet Statistics for Cook Springs, AL
|Fastest Speed Available:||500 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$70.15|
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Internet Access in Cook Springs, Alabama
Information below is calculated based on the FCC's bi-annual coverage reports. We leverage direct provider reports to further validate that data down to the census block level. Plan, pricing, and other data on this page is collected manually by our data team. Locally, we've analyzed 208 Internet plans in Cook Springs. FCC Form 477 data is renewed twice a year, but frequently appears to BroadbandNow before governmental publications thanks to direct data agreements with our partners.
The average Cook Springs household has 2 Internet companies to choose from. Accounting for all census blocks, there are exactly 2.09 providers per home.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Cook Springs's most widely available wired broadband options.
USA Communications is also a commonly available broadband choice in Cook Springs. They offer primarily Cable service available to near one hundred percent of Cook Springs.
To summarize, Cook Springs's broadband Internet infrastructure conforms with a similar pattern to other US cities: widespread coverage of cable and DSL service, but only two choices since most houses are limited to only one option for setting up either service. This pattern has a simple reason. Broadband Internet companies were started pre-Internet as television and telephone corporations. So, they already own these pre-existing infrastructures to deliver their broadband Internet services.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Cook Springs, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Hargray Communications||300 Mbps||Cable||27s||4.7%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||95.7%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||9.0%|
|USA Communications||500 Mbps||Cable||16s||100.0%|
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.
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.
Data Caps in Cook Springs
Data collected by our research team shows that many of the top ISPs currently place a limit on streaming for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since consumers view caps as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers insist caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.