Internet Service Providers in Montevallo, Alabama

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Residential Internet Statistics for Montevallo, AL
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 113.51 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 0.49%

Internet Access in Montevallo, Alabama

Montevallo currently has two common Internet service providers (ISPs): Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat is primarily a Satellite provider. They have speeds as high as 100 Mbps and availability for close to one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet provides Satellite, with coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the area and reported download speeds up to 25 Mbps.

Keep in mind that since FCC data is collected biannually and only released six or more months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

AT&T Internet is another commonly available broadband choice for Montevallo, offering IPBB connections in 94 percent of the area.

Looking at the network technology types within Montevallo, you have two choices: cable (providers like Spectrum) and DSL (think AT&T Internet).

To summarize, most Montevallo residents have 2 choices for Internet. In Alabama, this is around the norm. Montevallo ranks 266th out of 513 cities in terms of the number of providers available per address.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Montevallo with 5 of those offering residential service
  • Montevallo is the 266th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Jemison, but behind Helena, Alabaster, Calera, and Maylene.
  • The fastest zip code in Montevallo for February 2021 is 35115. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

700 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 Montevallo, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Montevallo, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - 94.1% Availability in Montevallo - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 92.6% Availability in Montevallo - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Montevallo - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Montevallo - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Montevallo

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Montevallo is the 266th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Jemison, but behind Helena, Alabaster, Calera, and Maylene.

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: 8% of people living in Montevallo 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 95% of Montevallo 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, 35115 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Montevallo.

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

In Shelby County, approximately 2,000 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.

Internet Coverage Near University Of Montevallo

Students living within two miles of University Of Montevallo can expect to have a choice between 1 Internet providers. As elsewhere in Montevallo, Viasat and HughesNet are the most prevalent options. Speed test data suggests that internet connectivity in the University Of Montevallo area is over 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip code around (113.51 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be enough for students in Montevallo who want to watch HD video, split the cost of a router with roommates, and etc. That said, since these averages are based on public speed test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds accessible in an area. Use the zip search box above to see more information on internet options at a specific address.

Data Caps in Montevallo

Many Internet companies have added data limits on home WiFi and Internet plans. Some providers in Montevallo — AT&T Internet included — have data caps. Data caps as a trend fall under a wide range. They typically run anywhere from 250 Gigabytes to one Terabyte or more. Data limits are generally very high, which means that they won't pose an issue for the majority of people. Potential AT&T Internet users in Montevallo are advised to confirm data caps while purchasing service. Don't assume them based on statements online.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Montevallo

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet DSL and Fiber 94.1%+ 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 92.6%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 83.6%+ 940 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 2.6%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Montevallo to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Montevallo 113.5 Mbps 7 $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +235.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( -6.4 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( -13.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( -1.8 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +1.8 Mbps ) 9 ( +2 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )