Internet Providers in Florence, AL

Residential Internet Statistics for Florence, AL
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $25
Top Download Speed: 5 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Florence, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    84.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    84.4% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    92.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    92.6% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    53.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    53.6% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. Spectrum
    1.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    1.8% Available
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Internet Access in Florence, Alabama

Florence has only two dominent Internet technology choices to grapple with — coaxial cable (93.71% coverage) and DSL (89.57% availability). Coaxial cable Internet access is provided via TV providers, using pre-existing copper coaxial TV cables mounted on utility poles or buried in the road. DSL, similarly, is sent via phone wires. Most Florence neighborhoods and addresses have access to cable or DSL from at least two ISPs.

Viasat Internet is the most common provider in Florence. virtually one hundred percent of the Florence area can get access to them. HughesNet is also a common option, providing close to one hundred percent of the area with Satellite service. The fastest plan we've found for HughesNet for Florence is 25 Mbps.

Xfinity provides a common alternative. They offer a top speed of 200 Mbps. Aside from home broadband, there are also 5 companies in city limits selling enterprise and business/smb services like point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. We list every provider with business services on their site, but consumer-focused companies often offer business plans as well.

The information listed here is sourced via provider coverage reports. Data is through private data sources to create more accurate listings than governmental websites. Data on pricing and speed of current Internet plans is sourced by our research and analysis experts, who gather thousands of plans every year. There are a total of 414 plans in Florence from 2014–present. There are 43 Internet plans currently available.

View the map shown below for more insights on Internet service market competition on a census block level. As you can see, while most areas have around 3 choices for service, some areas can be less fortunate and might be limited to one.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Florence, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless 1s 84.4%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 1.8%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 92.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 53.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
6,000 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.

Florence is the 169th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Sheffield, Muscle Shoals, Killen, and Leighton, but behind Tuscumbia.

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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 8,000 people in Lauderdale 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.

Fiber Availability: 15% of people living in Florence have residential fiber service available to them.

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

Approximately 89% of Florence 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 Lauderdale County, approximately 16,000 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.

Map of ISPs in Florence

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Compare Florence to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Florence 148.1 Mbps 12 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +433.6 Mbps ) 22 ( +10 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +24.7 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +51.6 Mbps ) 20 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +54.1 Mbps ) 27 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +48.4 Mbps ) 11 ( -1 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )