Internet Providers in Leighton, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Leighton, AL
Internet Providers: 4
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $51.5

Internet Access in Leighton, Alabama

As it stands, there are 4 Internet service providers (ISPs) in Leighton marketing residential connections. Including business ISPs, there are 9 companies available locally, like AT&T Fiber and XFINITY from Comcast. (Note that some may be "double entries", since many providers advertise residential and enterprise service separately.)

According to the latest FCC reporting, 97.3 percent of Leighton households are limited to a single option for home Internet, or in some cases, none at all.

Taking a look at network technology available across the city, we see that the most frequently available physical wire broadband technology types are IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless and Satellite, with 78.86% and close to one hundred percent respectively.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Leighton. The company is available to practically one hundred percent of Leighton census blocks. HughesNet is also a common option, serving near one hundred percent of residents with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest Internet plan we've found for HughesNet for Leighton is 25 Mbps.

All the coverage stats on BroadbandNow comes from FCC reported data. Providers in Leighton are required by law to submit coverage data biannually. By using direct relationships with providers, we are able to verify this data in comparison to privatized data reported via providers. This helps us to produce better mapping than governmental publications. Between 2014–2021 our data team has processed 1,450 data rows on Internet access in Leighton, and 1,780,929 rows of data in Alabama. The speed averages shown on this page are calculated based on real-world speed tests from the Leighton area.

Internet Statistics 2021

4,000 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 Leighton, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless 8s 78.9%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 1.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Leighton

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Leighton is the 404th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Town Creek, but behind Tuscumbia, Florence, Muscle Shoals, and Sheffield.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Colbert 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.

In Colbert County, approximately 8,000 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 Leighton to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Leighton 7.3 Mbps 6 $0.32 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +527.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +141.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +153.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +162.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +154.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )