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Internet Providers in Elrod, Alabama
Residential Internet Statistics for Elrod, AL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$65.99|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Elrod, Alabama:
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Internet Access in Elrod, Alabama
Looking at network variety, cable Internet service is currently the top high performance option within Elrod. According to our coverage data, it is the primary true broadband serviceable for most addresses.
We should note here that since FCC availability data is currently collected biannually and only made public 6+ months later, availability shown in the results below may not reflect the most recent expansions. Our process incorporates coverage data directly from many providers to help reduce this delay.
Spectrum is also a common Internet choice in Elrod. They offer Cable service available to 61 percent of Elrod.
For Elrod residents, there are no wired broadband Internet providers available in the area. (As defined by wired service capable of speeds meeting the FCC 25 Mbps and 3 Mbps upload performance benchmark.)
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Elrod so far as coverage area. As the interactive map below shows, the more common ISPs often overlap in most blocks around Elrod.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Elrod500 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 Elrod, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||7.2%|
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 Caps and Video Streaming in Elrod
Data collected by our market research team shows that many of the popular providers in Elrod currently place some sort of limit on data use for their home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue because consumers see them as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers insist that they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Elrod to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Elrod||27.7 Mbps||5||$0.96 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +506.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +121.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +132.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +141.8 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +134.4 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|