Internet Providers in Florence, Alabama

Most Popular Internet Providers in Florence, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    88.8% Available
    88.8%

    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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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 4
    • Speed Range: 25-940mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless
    • 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. Xfinity
    92.4% Available
    92.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $20 - $106
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    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
  • 5. 5. EarthLink
    89.3% Available
    89.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
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    Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Includes professional installation.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 6. Spectrum
    1.8% Available
    1.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
1 Residential internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Florence. See All
  • 1. 1. Comcast Business
    98.2% Available
    98.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free installation when you order online.
    • Price Range: $70 - $499.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 1 Year required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. AT&T
    21.6% Available
    21.6%

    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
  • 3. 3. AT&T
    6.4% Available
    6.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation fee applies.
    • Price Range: $70 - $70
  • 4. Spectrum Business
    0.6% Available
    0.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Spectrum Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 4. Comcast Business
    98.2% Available
    98.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    987 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
    View Comcast Business Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-987mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Free installation when you order online.
    • Price Range: $70 - $499.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 1 Year required
    Deal
    There are 5 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 5. AT&T
    21.6% Available
    21.6%

    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
  • 7. Verizon Business
    1.6% Available
    1.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
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  • 8. GTT
    1.6% Available
    1.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    N/A
  • 9. Uniti Fiber
    1.5% Available
    1.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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4 Business internet providers are hidden due to low coverage in Florence. See All
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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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. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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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
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    99% Available
    99%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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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

Dig in:

Internet Access in Florence, Alabama

Florence has only two dominent Internet technology choices to grapple with — coaxial cable (93.34% coverage) and DSL (89.31% 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 from Comcast provides a common alternative. They offer a top speed of 987 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 380 plans in Florence from 2014–present. There are 46 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.

  • There are 14 internet providers in Florence with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Florence is the 173rd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Killen, and Leighton, but behind Tuscumbia.
  • The fastest zip code in Florence for July 2021 is 35630. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

6,000 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 Florence, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 92.4%
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless 8s 88.8%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 89.3%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 1.8%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Florence

Florence Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Florence is the 173rd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Killen, and Leighton, but behind Tuscumbia.

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.

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.

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

Approximately 90% of Florence 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, 35630 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Florence.

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

In Lauderdale County, approximately 17,000 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.

Broadband Access for Education in Florence

University Of North Alabama and Heritage Christian University are the largest universities in Florence. For the 6,934 combined students living in the area, fast internet service access is a must for accessing online course materials and conducting research. Students living close to University Of North Alabama and Heritage Christian University are likely to be choosing between the major providers outlined above. Speed test records from the zip where both campuses are located show an average speed of 143.14 Mbps. Average download speeds can be different since they reflect home network issues, and the actual download speed you can expect shouldn't be less than 10–30% less than the advertised speeds above. FCC and US Government reports frequently cite the need to improve internet availability for college and high school students.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Florence

Data from our research team suggests that many of the common providers use data caps for their residential Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue lately since users view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist caps are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. Either way, the culprit is the same: over-the-top streaming services, which can consume 1–7GB/hour.

Compare Florence to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Florence 138.8 Mbps 9 $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +395.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +10 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.16 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +21.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +30.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +23.3 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )