Internet Providers in Fairhope, Alabama

Most Popular Internet Providers in Fairhope, Alabama:

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  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    95.9% Available
    95.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
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    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • IPBB
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 4
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fiber
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $35 - $129.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. C Spire Fiber
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
    Download
  • 5. 5. Mediacom
    98.2% Available
    98.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 10
    • Speed Range: 60-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $19.99 - $199.99
    Deal
    There are 10 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. 1. C Spire Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    20 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-1000mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $149 - $469
  • 2. 2. Mediacom Business
    87.4% Available
    87.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 60-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free standard installation.
    • Price Range: $129.95 - $329.95
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. AT&T
    26.9% Available
    26.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-940mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $75 - $75
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 4. 4. C Spire Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-20mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $149 - $469
  • 5. 5. AT&T
    26.9% Available
    26.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-940mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $75 - $75
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 6. 6. Uniti Fiber
    6.5% Available
    6.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    25 Mbps
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  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Fairhope, Alabama

Fairhope has 5 residential Internet Service Providers, and 12 if you include business and mobile service. Consumers in the area have access to 5 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.

2-3 providers for each block isn't a strong amount of broadband competition, but it's enough to drive price and speed competition in blocks with provider overlap. Choice can vary depending on your neighborhood.

Looking at network options, Cable, DSL, and even fiber are available in the area. As a rule of thumb, Fiber is the fastest medium for transmitting Internet connectivity. Fiber is closely followed by cable, with DSL in the rear of the group. Cable has 98.23 percent coverage around Fairhope, and is popular as a mid-range choice that is a compromise between fiber's high speeds and DSL's low pricing.

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 329 Internet plans in the Fairhope market to date.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Fairhope with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Fairhope is the 10th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Spanish Fort, Silverhill, Summerdale, and Loxley, but behind Daphne.
  • The fastest zip code in Fairhope for July 2021 is 36532. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Fairhope, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 98.2%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 95.9%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
C Spire Fiber 20 Mbps Fiber 6m 49s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fairhope

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Fairhope is the 10th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Spanish Fort, Silverhill, Summerdale, and Loxley, but behind Daphne.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Baldwin 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: 34% of people living in Fairhope 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 Fairhope 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.

As of this month, 36532 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Fairhope.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Baldwin County, approximately 23,000 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 Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Fairhope

Data from our market researchers shows that popular providers use data caps for their residential broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because consumers see caps as a strategy to limit streaming. Providers explain that they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare Fairhope to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fairhope 244.5 Mbps 6 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +289.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.41 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -95.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.22 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -83.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -75 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -82.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Fairhope

Stellar customer service

The difference between Mediacom and AT&T is that Mediacom cares. I have used both services and the difference is vast. After a recent hurricane in my area, Mediacom went above and beyond to ensure that I was up and running again. There was an unknown problem with the equipment on the pole at my house, and they had it fixed within an hour of my request. They legit care, and that goes a long way!

Mediacom 1Gb not here yet

Price high for the speed available, slows down during prime time, works fine for streaming all the time.