Internet Service Providers in Helena, Alabama

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Residential Internet Providers in Helena

  • 97.4%

    300 Mbps

    (844) 602-3865

    Call wait time: < 1 min.

    Verified Data Fiber-Backed Cable

    • Packages start at $44.99/month.
    • 97.38% of Helena has access to Spectrum service.
    • Internet plans from Spectrum in Helena do not limit video streaming.
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  • 95.8%

    100 Mbps

    (855) 336-6372

    Call wait time: < 1 min.

    Verified Data Fiber-Backed DSL IPBB

    • IPBB internet plans are the most common option from AT&T Internet.
    • AT&T Internet's average speed is 132.92 Mbps.
    • AT&T Internet pricing starts at $50.
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  • 24.8%

    1,000 Mbps

    (855) 336-6372

    Call wait time: < 1 min.

    Verified Data Fiber

    • Service through AT&T Fiber is only available for 24.77% of Helena.
    • There are 3 AT&T Fiber internet plans in Helena.
    • Packages from AT&T Fiber use fiber internet.
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  • 1,000 Mbps

    (866) 877-0413
     

    Verified Data Fiber

    • Plans start at $49.95/month, with a 3-month promotional price of $24.95.
    • Speeds ranges from 1.5 Mbps - 1 Gbps. Call for speeds in your area.
    • Unlimited internet service. Does not require bundled TV or phone service.

    Set up EarthLink Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (866) 877-0413

    EarthLink Plans

    • HyperLink internet 15:
      $49.95/mo for 15 Mbps. First three months $24.95.
    • HyperLink internet 30:
      $59.95/mo for 30 Mbps. w/ no data caps
    • HyperLink internet 80:
      $69.95/mo for 80 Mbps. w/ no data caps

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with EarthLink. Last updated on 7/1/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    EarthLink In Helena

    EarthLink is an internet provider offering coverage in some parts of Helena.

    Based on the plans we've collected from Earthlink, you can expect to pay between $49.95-69.95/mo for speeds ranging anywhere from 1.5 Mbps up to 1 Gigabit per second, depending on your location. Earthlink service is offered without data caps, and is available as an internet-only product.

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Satellite Internet Providers

  • 100.0%

    30 Mbps

    (855) 414-1685

    Call wait time: < 1 min.

    Verified Data Satellite

    • Viasat plans start at $50/month.
    • Viasat offers internet service using satellite technology.
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    Set up Viasat Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (855) 414-1685
    35% User Recommendation Rating

    Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Plans

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Viasat Internet (formerly Exede). Last updated on 7/10/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    Viasat In Helena

    Viasat is a satellite internet provider with service available to 100% of Helena.

  • 100.0%

    25 Mbps

    (877) 203-1538

    Call wait time: < 1 min.

    Verified Data Satellite

    • HughesNet offers internet using satellites.
    • HughesNet packages start at $59.99.
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    Set up HughesNet Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (877) 203-1538
    25% User Recommendation Rating

    HughesNet Plans

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with HughesNet. Last updated on 7/6/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    HughesNet In Helena

    HughesNet is a satellite internet provider with service available to 100% of Helena.

Business Internet Providers in Helena

  • 100.0%

    100 Mbps

    (877) 761-8590

    DSL IPBB

    • Business offerings from AT&T have a base price of $50/month.
    • AT&T has earned a 90th percentile average speed of 132.92 Mbps around the area.
    • Local plans from AT&T are commonly based around IPBB service.
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  • 89.3%

    300 Mbps

    (877) 558-9841

    Cable

    • Spectrum Business prices vary from $59.99–249.99.
    • Spectrum Business has earned a 90th percentile average speed of 122.97 Mbps in the area.
    • In Helena, Spectrum Business offers cable plans.
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  • 40.5%

    1,000 Mbps

    (877) 761-8590

    Fiber

    • Current plans start at $50/month.
    • Local plans from AT&T are commonly based around fiber service.
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Enterprise Providers

  • 40.5%

    1,000 Mbps

    Fiber

    AT&T provides fiber service to 40.51% of the area. They currently have a two and a half-star customer rating.

  • 14.5%

    1.5 Mbps

    DSL

    Birch Communications provides DSL service to 14.45% of the area.

Mobile Internet Providers in Helena

  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (844) 898-5296

    Mobile Broadband

    • AT&T Wireless provides mobile LTE in Helena.
    • AT&T Wireless is rated three stars in Helena.
    • Mobile plans may be subject to data caps.
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    Set up AT&T Wireless Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (844) 898-5296
    57% User Recommendation Rating

    AT&T Wireless Plans

    • DataConnect 10GB:
      $50.00/mo for 10GB data
    • DataConnect 15GB:
      $70.00/mo for 15GB data

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with AT&T Wireless. Last updated on 5/30/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    AT&T Wireless In Helena

    AT&T Wireless is a mobile internet service provider which offers service to 100% of the population in Helena.

  • 100.0%

    6.0 Mbps

    (844) 307-7340

    Mobile Broadband

    • Most of Helena is reached by the Sprint network.
    • Monthly costs for Sprint mobile services range from $30–60/month.
    • Sprint mobile plans may be subject to data allowances.
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    Set up Sprint Service

    Average wait time to speak with a human is less than 30 seconds.

    (844) 307-7340
    59% User Recommendation Rating

    Sprint Plans

    • Mobile Broadband:
      $30.00/mo for 10GB data
    • Mobile Broadband:
      $50.00/mo for 50GB data
    • Mobile Broadband:
      $60.00/mo for 100GB data

    Plans may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time. Verify terms and availability with Sprint. Last updated on 6/15/2019. Report Inaccuracy

    Sprint In Helena

    Sprint is a mobile internet service provider which offers service to 100% of the population in Helena.

  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (800) 866-2453

    Mobile Broadband

    • Most of Helena can get T-Mobile coverage.
    • T-Mobile subscribers give them three and a half stars.
    • LTE services are not a substitute for home internet.
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    69% User Recommendation Rating

    T-Mobile Plans

    After looking over their website, we did not find any details about T-Mobile's plans and pricing for mobile broadband service.

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    T-Mobile In Helena

    T-Mobile is a mobile internet service provider which offers service to 100% of the population in Helena.

  • 100.0%

    10 Mbps

    (800) 922-0204

    Mobile Broadband

    • Verizon Wireless has a three and a half-star rating.
    • Mobile service is not a substitute for home internet.
    • Verizon Wireless offers mobile coverage in the Helena area.
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Internet Access in Helena, Alabama

There are 11 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Helena. 4 of these are mobile LTE providers, and 3 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Charter Spectrum or AT&T Internet are currently Helena's most widely available wired broadband providers. Spectrum is serviceable to 97 percent of the area. AT&T Internet, on the other hand, has a footprint of 95 percent for Helena. They both offer TV deals as well.

Most homes in the Helena area 2 providers to choose from. Accounting for all census blocks, there are exactly 2.18 providers per residence.

Since FCC coverage data is collected twice a year and only released six months after, providers listed in the results might not reflect the most recent upgrades or regional changes. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help reduce the delay.

Overall, the most widely available broadband choices for Helena Internet users are Cable and DSL. The mapping and speed test data seen below show how the real-world speed statistics differ between specific zip codes and ISPs in Helena.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Helena with 5 of those offering residential service.
  • Helena is the 79th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Bessemer, Pelham, Alabaster, Maylene, and Montevallo.
  • The fastest zip code in Helena for June 2019 is 35080. (see all below).
2.1% of consumers in Helena

300 People

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

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Helena, Alabama

ProviderSpeedTypeTime to Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet1,000 MbpsDSL and Fiber1s
EarthLink1,000 MbpsFiber1s
Charter Spectrum300 MbpsCable3s

Summary Of Internet Provider Availability In Helena, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - 95.8% Availability in Helena - 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 97.4% Availability in Helena - 300 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Availability in Helena - 1,000 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Helena

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Download Speeds in Helena

Fastest Zip Codes in Helena

35080

  • #1 (0)
  • 311.20 Mbps ↑ (+11.92)
  • 657 Tests ↓ (-89)

Publicly Funded Internet Access in Helena

In Helena we've found one location that offers publicly funded internet access points. These locations may offer free internet to the public on a schedule. Because schedules vary we recommend contacting the institution ahead of time.

  • Helena - Jane B. Holmes Public Library
    230 Tucker Road, Helena, 35080
    Helena, AL 35080

Helena is the 79th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Bessemer, Pelham, Alabaster, Maylene, and Montevallo.

Approximately 3,000 people in Shelby County don't have access to any wired internet.

Fiber Availability: 25% of people living in Helena have residential fiber service available to them.

Approximately 98% of Helena residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

As of this month, 35080 Is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Helena.

In Shelby County, approximately 9,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Data Caps in Helena

Many Internet providers have added data caps on residential broadband plans recently. Some major Internet service providers in the area, including AT&T Internet, have data caps, according to our most recent plan data. Data caps as a trend vary quite a bit. They typically run anywhere from 250GB to one Terabyte or more. Data limits are generally quite high, meaning they won't pose an issue for the majority of people. AT&T Internet users in Helena should confirm data use policies while purchasing service. Don't assume them based on what you've seen advertised.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Helena

ProviderTypeCoverageSpeed
AT&T InternetDSL and Fiber95.8%+1,000 Mbps
Charter SpectrumCable97.4%+300 Mbps
EarthLinkFiber+1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)Satellite100%30 Mbps
HughesNetSatellite100%25 Mbps
AT&TDSL and Fiber100%1,000 Mbps
Spectrum BusinessCable89.3%+300 Mbps
Birch CommunicationsDSL14.5%+1.5 Mbps

Compare Helena to the 5 largest cities in the US

CityAverage Download SpeedNumber of ProvidersAverage Cost per Mbps
Helena50.6 Mbps5$0.52
New York102.6 Mbps (+52.0 Mbps)14 (+9)$0.35 (-$0.17)
Los Angeles48.3 Mbps (-2.3 Mbps)13 (+8)$0.36 (-$0.16)
Chicago48.5 Mbps (-2.1 Mbps)15 (+10)$0.49 (-$0.03)
Houston51.5 Mbps (+0.9 Mbps)22 (+17)$0.34 (-$0.18)
Philadelphia55.7 Mbps (+5.1 Mbps)9 (+4)$0.46 (-$0.06)
Last Updated on 7/14/2019.

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