Internet Providers in Falkville, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Falkville, AL
Internet Providers: 8
Internet Plans: 5
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $64.79

Internet Access in Falkville, Alabama

Falkville currently features two widespread Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and availability for practically one hundred percent of the population. As for HughesNet, they sell Satellite, with availability for practically one hundred percent of Falkville.

CenturyLink and AT&T can also provide Internet service in Falkville, although speed test results indicates that real-world performance from CenturyLink might be faster.

As you might expect with cities with Falkville's density of broadband service competitiveness, the weighted average download speeds in Falkville fall below the state average. (28.32 Mbps, as opposed to Alabama's 97.1 Mbps average over the past twelve months.)

47.58 percent of the Falkville area is still left with one or fewer choices for Internet service. Accounting for all census blocks in city limits, the average resident will have 2 providers available. Areas that have better choices usually will find lower prices and stronger performance, since providers are incentivized to improve their services to earn subscribers.

Coverage statistics on this page comes from FCC reporting, requiring companies in Falkville to report coverage data biannually. Using our relationships with ISPs, we are able to analyze and improve public datasets with private data submitted by telecoms. Our speed averages are calculated based on real-world speed tests originating from Falkville from M-Labs, which is built into Google search as well as BroadbandNow.

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Falkville, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
CenturyLink 60 Mbps DSL 2m 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Falkville, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 17.7% Availability in Falkville - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 68.0% Availability in Falkville - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 55.0% Availability in Falkville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 54.7% Availability in Falkville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Falkville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Falkville - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Falkville

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Falkville is the 243rd most connected city in Alabama behind Somerville, Vinemont, Danville, Eva, and Hartselle.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Morgan 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.

Approximately 52% of Falkville 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.

In Morgan County, approximately 9,000 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 Caps in Falkville

Many ISPs have added data limits for home WiFi and broadband packages. Some Internet service providers in the area, including CenturyLink, have plans with data caps. Data caps as a trend vary widely. They typically run from 250 Gigabytes up to a Terabyte or more. The majority of residential broadband data caps are quite high, meaning they won't pose a problem for most customers. CenturyLink users in Falkville should verify data caps when signing up, and not presume them based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Falkville

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 17.7%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 68.0%+ 60 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 55.0%+ 25 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 54.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL 100% 60 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 50.4%+ 940 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 4.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Fiber 2.9%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Falkville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Falkville 28.3 Mbps 6 $0.97 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +387.1 Mbps ) 14 ( +8 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +90.6 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +87.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +99.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +99.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )