Internet Providers in Fairhope, AL

Residential Internet Statistics for Fairhope, AL
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $19.99
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Fairhope, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    94.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    94.4% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    52.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    52.4% 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. C Spire Fiber
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *940 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. Mediacom
    98.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    98.1% Available
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Internet Access in Fairhope, Alabama

Fairhope has 6 residential Internet Service Providers, and 15 if you include business and mobile service. Consumers in the area have access to 6 choices for wired broadband which in Fairhope is most likely DSL, cable, or fiber service.

Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common.

Most people in Fairhope have two or more Internet providers to them. That said, the amount of choice tends to change from neighborhood to neighborhood. The mapping tool provided below shows competition shifts in different parts of the city.

Looking at network options, Cable, DSL, and even fiber are available in the area. Fiber service is usually the stronger network type, and currently has close to one hundred percent coverage in Fairhope. Fiber availability is responsible for maintaining the high average download rate around Fairhope, which is currently 35.98 percent greater than the state–wide average.

Broadband coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from public governmental data and privatized data collected from telecom industry sources. Averaged statistics regarding speed averages comes primarily from M-Labs, which is the speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google search results. Our market researchers have manually collected package price and plan details on 269 Internet plans in the Fairhope market to date.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Fairhope, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 1s 94.4%
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 52.4%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
C Spire Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s 100.0%
100 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Reference

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Fairhope is the 9th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Spanish Fort, Summerdale, Silverhill, and Loxley, but behind Daphne.

Reference

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Fiber Availability: 100% of people living in Fairhope have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

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

Approximately 99% of Fairhope residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Baldwin County, approximately 24,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Fairhope

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Compare Fairhope to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fairhope 247.6 Mbps 9 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +334.1 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( -74.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( -47.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( -45.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( -51.1 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )