Internet Providers in Guin, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Guin, AL
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 6
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.31

Internet Access in Guin, Alabama

Guin has multiple network varieties, notably fiber and cable. Optical Fiber, the most robust broadband option for download speed, has availability to 95.35 percent of Guin. Coaxial cable, generally considered the strongest budget technology, has 67.26 percent availability.

Viasat Internet is the most commonly available Internet provider in Guin. They are available to close to one hundred percent of Guin. HughesNet is also a common option in the area, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite Internet service. HughesNet's fastest plan in Guin is 25 megabits per second download.

The majority of Guin households have 2-3 wired Internet providers available to them (2.68 per census block). 6.5% of Guin residents have one or fewer options for their Internet service provider. cable and DSL Internet usually provide the most reasonable pricing for home use.

TOMBIGBEE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE INC provides a common alternative. They offer a top speed of 1,000 Mbps. Wired Internet isn't the only way to get Internet access for residents of Guin. fixed wireless companies like SouthNet - A Tombigbee Electric Company can reach 3 Mbps using direct wireless links. There are also 2 companies within the city offering enterprise-level subscriptions like point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. The small business providers listed on this page include every provider with business plans on their website, although some sell both home and business-class broadband.

The broadband coverage insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are drawn from a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized datasets collected from ISPs or via private third parties. Statistics regarding speed averages comes primarily via M-Labs. Our market research team has manually collected price for 218 Internet plans and bundles for Guin to date.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Guin with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Guin is the 191st most connected city in Alabama ahead of Hamilton, Winfield, Vernon, Sulligent, and Fayette.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Guin: Gu Win

Internet Statistics 2021



Guin, AL

200 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Guin, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Guin, Alabama

  • TOMBIGBEE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE INC - Fiber - 95.4% Availability in Guin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 94.3% Availability in Guin - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 66.8% Availability in Guin - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Guin - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Guin - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Guin

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Guin is the 191st most connected city in Alabama ahead of Hamilton, Winfield, Vernon, Sulligent, and Fayette.

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 Marion 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: 95% of people living in Guin 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 94% of Guin 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 Marion County, approximately 4,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Guin

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 since consumers see caps as a strategy to stop video streaming, while providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: video streaming, which can use 1–7GB/hr.

Internet access in Guin neighborhoods

We have compiled information on Internet availability for a variety of neighborhoods within Guin: Gu Win.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Guin

Provider Type Coverage Speed
CenturyLink DSL 94.3%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 66.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
SouthNet - A Tombigbee Electric Company Fixed Wireless 11.2%+ 3.0 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 31.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 0.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Guin to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Guin 65.4 Mbps 6 $0.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +350 Mbps ) 16 ( +10 ) $0.21 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +53.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +50.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +62 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +62.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )