Internet Providers in Dolomite, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Dolomite, AL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.28

Internet Access in Dolomite, Alabama

According to the latest coverage data, there are two broadband options for Dolomite residents: Spectrum and Viasat Internet (formerly Exede). Spectrum is primarily a Cable provider. Their network has speeds as high as 940 Mbps and availability for practically one hundred percent of the local area. They also market TV and bundles. Viasat offers Satellite, with availability in practically one hundred percent of Dolomite. Spectrum is also a common option for for business-class Internet in the area.

The information listed here is sourced from FCC filings. Then, it's validated using private databases to output more accurate resources than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced thanks to our data team, who gather tens of thousands of data points annually.

The average Dolomite building will find 3-4 providers serving a given location. Still, 3.21 percent of the Dolomite population are limited to one or fewer options for broadband.

HughesNet provides a common second choice. They offer near one hundred percent local coverage and a maximum speed of 25 Mbps.

Overall, IPBB and Cable are currently the most commonly available kinds of broadband service in Dolomite. The coverage maps and speed test data below illustrate how the actual speed test statistics differ when comparing neighborhoods and providers in Dolomite.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Dolomite, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Dolomite, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 96.8% Availability in Dolomite - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 100.0% Availability in Dolomite - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 54.4% Availability in Dolomite - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dolomite - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Dolomite - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Dolomite

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Dolomite is the 242nd most connected city in Alabama behind Pleasant Grove, Bessemer, Fairfield, Mulga, and Adamsville.

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 Jefferson 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.

Fiber Availability: 54% of people living in Dolomite have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 97% of Dolomite 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 Jefferson County, approximately 3,000 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 Caps in Dolomite

Many Internet service providers have added data caps on residential broadband plans recently. Some Internet service providers in the area — AT&T Internet included — have data caps. Data caps fall under a wide range. They typically run from 250GB all the way up to one Terabyte or more. Data caps are usually quite high, meaning they don't affect the majority of customers. Most ISPs offer a usage tracking meter. Data caps have been rising as the average viewer's expectations of video quality grows. If you're looking at AT&T Internet in Dolomite, be sure to verify any data caps on your specific plan when inquiring about service.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Dolomite

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 96.8%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 54.4%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 940 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 32.1%+ 940 Mbps