Internet Providers in Delta, Alabama
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Residential Internet Statistics for Delta, AL
|Wired Internet Providers:||2|
|Average Speed Test Result:||15.01 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||100 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||97.12%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Delta, Alabama
Internet Access in Delta, Alabama
Competition between Internet providers is low around Delta. The average Internet user within Delta has exactly 0.91 options for Internet.
Coverage from the two biggest companies, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As you might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
The packages listed above are manually collected by our research division. The 12 Internet plans shown are the most current out of 171 broadband plans we've aggregated in Delta to date.
DSL-based broadband is widely available in comparison with other types of wired broadband within Delta since it uses phone cable to send digital data. Therefore, since most buildings are already wired for landline phone wiring, it's no suprise that Delta has 90.68 percent DSL availability.
Outside of the Internet options detailed above, CenturyLink provides a third choice for Internet in 90 percent of the Delta area.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Delta1,000 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 Delta, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Delta, Alabama
- CenturyLink - 90.7% Availability in Delta - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- AT&T Internet - 1.1% Availability in Delta - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Delta - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Delta - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
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 Around Delta
Data from our market research team suggests that popular providers in the area place a limit on streaming on residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers view caps as a tactic for limiting streaming services. Providers insist caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Delta
|AT&T Internet||DSL||1.1%+||100 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL||100%||60 Mbps|
Compare Delta to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Delta||15 Mbps||4||$2.86 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +334.1 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +92.1 Mbps )||18 ( +14 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +84.7 Mbps )||15 ( +11 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +96.7 Mbps )||21 ( +17 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +100.3 Mbps )||9 ( +5 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|