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Internet Providers in Loxley, Alabama
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Internet Access in Loxley, Alabama
FCC Form 477 datasets are the primary source of Loxley-area broadband availability data described here. As of 2021, we've processed 3,532 rows of FCC and privatized data on Internet availability in Loxley, Alabama. Our data analysis team has manually sourced price data and agreement details for 254 Internet deals in Loxley. We have limited speed test data from the Loxley area — 113 speed test recordings in the last 12 months. Locals should make note of the official download speeds shown above for providers such as Viasat Internet.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Loxley's most widely available wired broadband options.
C Spire Fiber is another commonly available broadband choice in Loxley, offering Fiber service available to close to one hundred percent of Loxley.
Zooming in on network options, Loxley residents have multiple high speed broadband connection types, namely fiber and cable/DSL. Fiber has a coverage footprint of 17.78 percent. Cable, meanwhile, is available to 75.74 percent of area residents. DSL is available to close to one hundred percent of local addresses.
As a whole, the diversity of Internet service choices in Loxley is below average — most addresses in the area have 1 provider available. 2,000 of Loxley residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all. This can be seen by exploring the map below. (That leaves 24.22% of residents with only one Internet company in their area.) Explore the map below to observe how coverage varies in the area.
Internet Statistics 2021
24.2% of consumers in Loxley2,000 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 Loxley, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s||75.7%|
|CenturyLink||940 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.8%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|C Spire Fiber||20 Mbps||Fiber||6m 49s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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 in Loxley
Internet providers have moved to add "data caps" to their residential broadband plans in recent years. This trend holds true for Loxley, with providers such as Mediacom adding plans with data caps. It's not a large concern for most residents, but may affect users that upload a large amount of 4K video. Caps for cable plans tend to be about 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for fewer than one percent of customers, according to a report from Comcast. Mediacom Cable customers in Loxley are advised to verify data limits when signing up. Do not assume them based soley on statements online.
Compare Loxley to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Loxley||104 Mbps||6||$0.39 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +430.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.41 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +44.8 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.22 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +56.6 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +65.5 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +58.1 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|