How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Hollytree, Alabama
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Internet Access in Hollytree, Alabama
Consumers have access to 7 Internet providers in Hollytree. There are 2 mobile Internet providers, and 5 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.
DSL Internet providers like AT&T Internet connect customers to Internet services over phone lines, which is why DSL is marketed through telecom companies that bundle Internet access with landline telephone service. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) Internet is available for 96.98 percent of the Hollytree population. Refer to the table below for more information about how provider-promised speed, latency, and etc line up with user-tested speed and throughput locally.
We should note here that since FCC coverage data is currently tallied up twice a year and only published six months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We source coverage and plan data directly from some Internet providers to help reduce the lag time.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Hollytree's primary wired broadband providers.
On the whole, the competition between ISPs in Hollytree isn't strong (2.95 companies available per census block). 2 providers for each address isn't a lot, but it's enough to drive competition on price, which is good for consumer living in better connected parts of the city.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hollytree, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|North Alabama Electric Co-op||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||100.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||97.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|EarthLink||25 Mbps||DSL||5m 27s||96.2%|
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.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Caps and Video Streaming in Hollytree
Data collected by our researchers shows that many of the top ISPs in the area place a limit on data use on home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since consumers see caps as a strategy to discourage video streaming. Providers insist caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: streaming services, which can consume anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.