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Internet Providers in Eastaboga, Alabama
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Internet Access in Eastaboga, Alabama
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Eastaboga. HughesNet is also widely available.
Looking at less fortunate neighborhoods within Eastaboga, data shows that as many as 500 people have only one or fewer choices for wired Internet.
Sparklight (formerly Cable One) and AT&T Internet can also provide coverage in Eastaboga, with shared coverage areas in some streets.
The Internet packages listed here are collected individually by our data analysis staff.
To summarize, Eastaboga's broadband infrastructure follows a pattern seen in many Alabama cities and towns: widespread coverage of bundled cable and DSL, but limited choice since most houses are limited to only one option for either type of Internet service. The cable/DSL pattern has a logical cause. Broadband Internet companies started as TV and phone companies. So, they use pre-existing wired networks on utility poles to deliver broadband service.
Internet Statistics 2021
12.1% of consumers in Eastaboga500 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 Eastaboga, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Sparklight (formerly Cable One)||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||94.8%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||87.0%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|USA Communications||500 Mbps||Cable||16s||9.7%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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 Cap Issues Around Eastaboga
Data from our market researchers shows that common ISPs place a limit on streaming on residential broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since subscribers view caps as a strategy to stop video streaming, while providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is streaming video, which easily uses 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Eastaboga to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Eastaboga||164.9 Mbps||5||$0.36 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +369.5 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( -16.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( -4.3 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +4.6 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( -2.8 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|