Internet Providers in Fruitdale, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Fruitdale, AL
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $59.46

Internet Access in Fruitdale, Alabama

Fruitdale features a total of 4 Internet service providers (ISPs) marketing home connections, and a total of 6 including specialized business and mobile providers.

According to the latest government reporting, 48.13 percent of residents have a single choice for wired Internet.

The data listed here is sourced via FCC filings, and is using privatized data sources and direct provider reporting to provide more detailed resources than is available from the FCC directly. Address-level information isn't always available. Data about pricing and speed of individual broadband plans is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans each year. We've analyzed 85 Fruitdale Internet plans since 2014, with 22 Internet packages currently active in the area.

Taking a look at network technology installed within the Fruitdale area, the most common physical wire Internet technology options are Satellite and DSL, with virtually one hundred percent and near one hundred percent respectively. DSL Internet service is delivered by telephone wires, and comes from providers such as Millry Communications that historically provided phone service. Compared to other copper-based networks, the twisted copper bundle construction of telephone wires has a lower bandwidth ceiling than newer wire types such as cable and fiber.

Viasat Internet is the most common overall. They have Internet coverage reaching close to one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet has registered availability to close to one hundred percent of residents. The top speed recorded for Viasat reaches 100 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. Any speed over 10 Mbps will be sufficient to view lower-quality video to devices on WiFi, but becomes challenging for multiple users or high-bandwidth applications such as Skype, cloud apps, and multiplayer gaming. Refer to the coverage map on this page to see how Internet options compare on a granular level.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Fruitdale, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
C Spire Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Millry Communications 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Fruitdale, Alabama

  • Millry - DSL - 100.0% Availability in Fruitdale - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • C Spire Fiber - Fiber - 64.1% Availability in Fruitdale - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fruitdale - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Fruitdale - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Fruitdale

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Fruitdale is the 360th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Chatom, but behind Citronelle, State Line, Buckatunna, and Leakesville.

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 Washington 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: 52% of people living in Fruitdale 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 52% of Fruitdale 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 Washington County, approximately 11,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Fruitdale

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Millry Communications DSL 100% 25 Mbps
C Spire Fiber Fiber 64.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
C Spire Business Fiber 56.4%+ 1,000 Mbps
Millry Communications DSL 100% 25 Mbps

Compare Fruitdale to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Fruitdale 9.4 Mbps 4 $0.16 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +406 Mbps ) 16 ( +12 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +109.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +106.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.19 ( + $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +118 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +118.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.18 ( + $0.00 )