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Internet Providers in Harpersville, Alabama
Residential Internet Statistics for Harpersville, AL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$65.99|
Most Popular Internet Providers in Harpersville, Alabama:
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Internet Access in Harpersville, Alabama
Data on this page is calculated based on biannual FCC provider coverage filings. Our data also includes direct provider reports and other private data to further validate the data. Plane and pricing data is gathered manually by our research division. To date, we've found and verified 149 broadband plans in and near Harpersville in the past few years. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 16 records as of 2021. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.
Viasat Internet has the largest coverage area in Harpersville. near one hundred percent of the Harpersville area can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common choice, providing near one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet for Harpersville is 25 megabits per second download.
Looking at network technologies offered in the area, the most frequently available hardwired broadband tech infrastructures are IPBB and Fixed Wireless (88.42 percent coverage) and Cable (66.67 percent coverage). Cable internet connections are sold by cable television operators, who use preexisting coaxial cable networks. Cable can often make sense for Harpersville residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range.
The majority of Harpersville households have 2-3 wired broadband service providers available to them. 39.15 percent of Harpersville residents are limited to one or fewer options for which provider to use. Regardless of other services on the market, cable and DSL broadband services usually provide the best pricing and data policies for home use.
Aside from the Internet options detailed above, AT&T Internet is another option to consider. They have Internet in 88 percent of the Harpersville area. Wireless options are available locally, but wired providers virtually always provide stronger pricing. As detailed in the map below, the vast majority of Harpersville residents have access to some form of wired broadband.
Internet Statistics 2021
39.2% of consumers in Harpersville800 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 Harpersville, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB and Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||88.4%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
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 in Harpersville
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that common providers use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are a public issue because users view them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting", while providers maintain data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily consumes anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Compare Harpersville to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Harpersville||14.5 Mbps||6||$0.96 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +519.9 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +134.3 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +146.1 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +155 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +147.6 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|