Internet Providers in Hollywood, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hollywood, AL
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $61.23

Internet Access in Hollywood, Alabama

Hollywood features multiple network options within the city, including fiber, cable, and DSL. Fiber to the Home (FTTH), by far the more desirable connection option for up and downstream speeds, is available in close to one hundred percent of Hollywood, across all all providers. Cable service, generally considered the mid-range technology, has 46.46 percent availability.

The packages displayed here are collected by hand by our data analysis team. We've gathered 216 Internet plans in Hollywood since 2014.

2-3 Internet choices per block isn't a high level of choice, but it's enough to improve performance in Hollywood communities where providers overlap. As is made clear in the interactive map below, Internet availability often varies depending on your location.

North Alabama Electric Co-op as well as CenturyLink also provide coverage in Hollywood, with significant shared territory in some neighborhoods.

According to the most recent FCC data and direct provider reporting, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the strongest providers in Hollywood as measured by coverage. These providers frequently compete at addresses around Hollywood.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hollywood, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
North Alabama Electric Co-op 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 99.6%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 46.5%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 74.4%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 32.2%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hollywood

Hollywood Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Hollywood is the 144th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Pisgah, Section, and Stevenson, but behind Dutton and Scottsboro.

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

Approximately 400 people in Jackson 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: 100% of people living in Hollywood 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 97% of Hollywood 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 Jackson County, approximately 3,000 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 Caps and Cord Cutting Around Hollywood

Data collected by our research team shows that top ISPs in the area currently use data caps on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since subscribers see them as a strategy to limit "cord cutting", while providers explain caps are a necessary strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is video streaming, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Compare Hollywood to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hollywood 94.8 Mbps 6 $0.96 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +439.6 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +54 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +65.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +74.7 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +67.3 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )