Internet Providers in Empire, AL

Residential Internet Statistics for Empire, AL
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $49.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Empire, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    98.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.6% Available
  • 2. AT&T Internet
    74.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    74.6% Available
  • 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    19% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    19% Available
  • 6. 6. Advanced Broadband
    92.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    92.1% Available

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Internet Access in Empire, Alabama

Cable lines and IPBB and Fixed Wireless infrastructure are widespread broadband network types within Empire, showing 98.60 percent and 74.62 percent coverage.

Spectrum is a common alternative. They offer 98 percent local coverage and a maximum speed of 940 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only option for Internet service in Empire. fixed wireless outfits such as Advanced Broadband can deliver 3 Mbps via direct wireless hardware.

The information listed here is sourced from FCC reports. Data is using private databases and direct provider reporting to output more accurate results than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. There are a total of 169 Internet plans in Empire from 2014 to the present. There are 31 Internet deals currently active in the area.

The majority of Empire households have 2-3 wired Internet options to choose from. 26.05% of Empire residents — 1,000 people — have one or fewer choices. DSL and cable Internet services usually provide the best pricing for home use.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option on the whole, with coverage for near one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet, in contrast, has availability for near one hundred percent of the population. The fastest speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. In general, anything above 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is enough to stream SD video on WiFi, but may become problematic for multiple users or bandwidth-intensive apps like Skype, cloud apps, and etc. See the Internet availability map below to compare Internet options on a granular level.

  • There are 11 internet providers in Empire with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Empire is the 242nd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Cordova, Dora, and Bremen, but behind Warrior and Sumiton.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Empire, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.6%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 74.6%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 19.0%
1,000 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.

Empire is the 242nd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Cordova, Dora, and Bremen, but behind Warrior and Sumiton.

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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 6,000 people in Walker 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.

Approximately 74% of Empire 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 Walker County, approximately 11,000 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 Empire to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Empire 203.9 Mbps 9 $1.05 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +377.8 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -31.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -4.2 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -1.7 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -7.4 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )