Internet Providers in Helena, Alabama

Most Popular Internet Providers in Helena, Alabama:

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  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    95.5% Available
    95.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • Fiber
    • IPBB
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 4
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fiber
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $35 - $129.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Spectrum
    97.4% Available
    97.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 6
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $152.97
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 6 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 4. 4. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. EarthLink
    95.5% Available
    95.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 7-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Includes shipping of modem and self-install kit.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 1. 1. AT&T
    90.7% Available
    90.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
    View AT&T Details
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-940mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $75 - $75
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 2. 2. Spectrum Business
    89.5% Available
    89.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    35 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 200-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $64.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: None - None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. AT&T
    90.7% Available
    90.7%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    1000 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
    View AT&T Details
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-940mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $75 - $75
    • Contracts: 1 Year - 1 Year required
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Helena, Alabama

There are 12 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Helena. 3 of these are mobile LTE providers, and 5 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Viasat Internet or HughesNet are currently Helena's most widely available wired broadband providers.

Competition between Internet companies is strong in general. The average census block can access 3-4 Internet providers. Averaged for all census blocks in the city, there are precisely 3.63 service options per household.

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 IPBB and Fiber and Cable. 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 73rd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Bessemer, Alabaster, Pelham, Maylene, and Montevallo.
  • The fastest zip code in Helena for July 2021 is 35080. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

100 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 Helena, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 95.5%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 97.4%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 95.5%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Helena

Helena Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Helena is the 73rd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Bessemer, Alabaster, Pelham, Maylene, and Montevallo.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 2,000 people in Shelby 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: 37% of people living in Helena 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 99% of Helena 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.

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

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Shelby County, approximately 7,000 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.

Compare Helena to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Helena 192.6 Mbps 7 $0.47 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +341.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.48 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( -43.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.28 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( -32 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.32 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( -23.1 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.31 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( -30.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.66 ( + $0.00 )