Internet Providers in Fort Deposit, Alabama

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fort Deposit, AL
Wired Internet Providers: 4
Average Speed Test Result: 6.56 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 940 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 28.9%

Internet Access in Fort Deposit, Alabama

The average census block area in Fort Deposit has coverage byan average of 2.86 Internet providers. Consequently, most houses in the area have a minimum of 2 options for Internet service.

Keep in mind, since FCC availability data is only collected biannually and only released 6+ months later, availability shown in the results below may not reflect the latest expansions or regional changes.

AT&T Internet is also a common Internet option in Fort Deposit, offering IPBB service in 68 percent of Fort Deposit.

So far as the broadband network technologies in Fort Deposit, there are basically two options: cable (providers like Spectrum) and DSL (providers like AT&T Internet).

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the largest Internet providers in Fort Deposit in terms of coverage area. As the interactive map below shows, these ISPs frequently overlap in different blocks around Fort Deposit.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 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 Fort Deposit, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Camellia Communications 500 Mbps DSL and Fiber 16s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps DSL and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fort Deposit, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - 68.5% Availability in Fort Deposit - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 63.5% Availability in Fort Deposit - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Camellia - 16.0% Availability in Fort Deposit - Speeds up to 500 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Fort Deposit - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Fort Deposit - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fort Deposit

Fort Deposit Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Fort Deposit is the 57th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Ramer, Greenville, Hope Hull, Lowndesboro, and Hayneville.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Lowndes 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: 8% of people living in Fort Deposit 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 76% of Fort Deposit 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 Lowndes County, approximately 8,000 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 and Video Streaming Around Fort Deposit

Data collected by our market researchers shows that some of the common providers in Fort Deposit currently place some sort of limit on data use on home broadband packages. Data caps are controversial because consumers view them as a strategy to stop streaming, while providers maintain that caps are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Fort Deposit

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL and Fixed Wireless 68.5%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 63.5%+ 940 Mbps
Camellia Communications DSL and Fiber 16.0%+ 500 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 97.9%+ 940 Mbps
Camellia Communications DSL and Fiber 56.5%+ 100 Mbps
Verizon Business Copper 1.2%+ 1.5 Mbps

Compare Fort Deposit to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fort Deposit 6.6 Mbps 8 $0.72 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +342.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +100.5 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +93.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +105.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108.7 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )