Internet Providers in Frisco City, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Frisco City, AL
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 7
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $49.7

Internet Access in Frisco City, Alabama

You can expect to find two primary Internet service choices inside Frisco City: coaxial cable (50.89% coverage) and DSL (95.31% availability). Coaxial cable broadband is provided by cable TV corporations, using copper coaxial TV cables on utility poles. DSL is sent over twisted copper phone wires. The majority of Frisco City addresses have access to both cable service or DSL from two alternating ISPs.

According to recent FCC reports, 49.49 percent of Frisco City residents are limited to only one choice for home Internet service, or in some cases, none.

The broadband access information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC coverage reports, and is through private data sources and direct provider reporting to create more detailed results than is available from the FCC directly. Data on pricing and speeds of individual Internet plans is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. We've gathered 174 Frisco City Internet plans since 2014, with 33 Internet or bundled plans currently on the market.

Frontier Communications is a common alternative, serving Frisco City with a top speed of 24 Mbps. Wired broadband isn't the only option for Internet in Frisco City. fixed wireless outfits like Conexus Communications are able to deliver 30 Mbps over direct wireless links.

According to the most recent FCC filings and direct provider reports, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Frisco City so far as coverage. These telecom companies frequently cover the same addresses in different neighborhoods around Frisco City.

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 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 Frisco City, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Frontier Communications 115 Mbps DSL 1m 11s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Frisco City, Alabama

  • Frontier - DSL - 95.3% Availability in Frisco City - Speeds up to 115 Mbps
  • Mediacom - Cable - 50.9% Availability in Frisco City - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frisco City - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Frisco City - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Frisco City

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Frisco City is the 437th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Castleberry and Uriah, but behind Jackson, Monroeville, and Repton.

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

Approximately 1,000 people in Monroe 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 51% of Frisco City 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 Monroe 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 and Cord Cutting in Frisco City

Data from our research team suggests that many of the popular ISPs in the area use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since consumers view them as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: streaming video, which can use 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Frisco City

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Conexus Communications Fixed Wireless 100% 30 Mbps
Frontier Communications DSL 95.3%+ 115 Mbps
Mediacom Cable Cable 50.9%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Frontier Business DSL 100% 115 Mbps
Mediacom Business Cable 21.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
Uniti Fiber Fiber 0.2%+ 300 Mbps

Compare Frisco City to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Frisco City 2.2 Mbps 5 $1.18 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +413.2 Mbps ) 14 ( +9 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +116.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +114 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +125.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +16 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +125.4 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )