Internet Providers in Gardendale, AL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Gardendale, AL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$69.28|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Gardendale, Alabama
Internet Access in Gardendale, Alabama
Viasat Internet has the most coverage in Gardendale. HughesNet is also widely available.
The average Gardendale home has 2-3 providers to choose from. Competition is good for consumers. It means most customers have at least two ISPs competing so far as pricing. This high level of Internet access isn't universal, though. A surprising 8.01 of the local population still has only one or zero options for broadband services.
AT&T Internet is another commonly available broadband option for Gardendale. They offer IPBB service with coverage in 97 percent of Gardendale.
Cable TV and Internet and DSL providers like AT&T Internet are the main Internet service systems available in Gardendale.
Broadband coverage stats here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data from the FCC and private data we source directly from providers. Statistics regarding speed data comes primarily via M-Labs, which is the speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow as well as Google search results. Our research team has hand-validated package pricing on 235 broadband offerings in Gardendale as of 2021.
- There are 11 internet providers in Gardendale with 6 of those offering residential service
- Gardendale is the 194th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Fultondale, Pinson, and Morris, but behind Mount Olive and Kimberly.
- The fastest zip code in Gardendale for April 2021 is 35071. (see all below).
Internet Statistics 2021
8.0% of consumers in Gardendale1,000 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 Gardendale, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|AT&T Fiber||940 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Gardendale, Alabama
- AT&T Internet - IPBB - 97.6% Availability in Gardendale - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Spectrum - Cable - 93.4% Availability in Gardendale - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 24.5% Availability in Gardendale - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Gardendale - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Gardendale - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues Around Gardendale
Data from our research team shows that many of the top ISPs in the area currently use data caps for their residential Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue because consumers view caps as a tactic to limit video streaming. Providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the culprit is over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Gardendale
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||97.6%+||100 Mbps|
|AT&T Fiber||Fiber||24.5%+||940 Mbps|
|Advanced Broadband||Fixed Wireless||12.7%+||10 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Advanced Broadband||Fixed Wireless||80.9%+||10 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable||73.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Fiber||7.0%+||940 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Copper||2.0%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Gardendale to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Gardendale||116.1 Mbps||6||$0.27 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +299.3 Mbps )||16 ( +10 )||$0.21 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +2.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.15 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +0.1 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +11.3 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +11.5 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|