Internet Providers in Dawson, AL

Residential Internet Statistics for Dawson, AL
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Dawson, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. Spectrum
    8.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    8.2% Available
  • 4. Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative
    84% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    84% Available
  • 5. 5. KilliansNet
    44.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    44.8% Available
  • 6. 6. Weiss Internet
    10.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    10.3% Available

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Internet Access in Dawson, Alabama

Dawson offers 6 residential Internet providers, or 10 when including business and mobile. There are 4 choices for wired broadband (Technologies like cable, DSL, and fiber).

The plans shown here are collected by hand by our data staff. We've collected 149 plans in Dawson, in total.

Fixed wireless Internet service is the top network choice in much of Dawson, and the only alternative to Internet services like satellite or LTE broadband. Current coverage data shows that 44.84 percent of of the population have coverage for fixed wireless.

30.34 percent of Dawson is still left with one or fewer choices for Internet service. Accounting for all census blocks within city limits, the average Internet user has 2 Internet providers available. Addresses with better choices usually see reduced prices, since providers are incentivized to improve service to earn subscribers.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest telecoms in Dawson in terms of coverage area. The more common ISPs often compete at addresses in most blocks around Dawson.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Dawson, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s 84.0%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 8.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Dawson is the 219th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Fyffe and Rainsville, but behind Collinsville, Fort Payne, and Crossville.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in DeKalb County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 84% of people living in Dawson have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 70% of Dawson residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In DeKalb County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Dawson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Dawson 98.2 Mbps 7 $0.78 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +483.5 Mbps ) 22 ( +15 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +74.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +101.5 Mbps ) 20 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +104 Mbps ) 27 ( +20 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +98.3 Mbps ) 11 ( +4 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )