Internet Providers in Orange Beach, Alabama

Most Popular Internet Providers in Orange Beach, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. 1. CenturyLink
    97.6% Available
    97.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
    Download
    940 Mbps
    Upload
    View CenturyLink Details
    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Tech installation fee of up to $125 may apply. Self-installation, if available at your location, may also be selected.
    • Price Range: $50 - $65
    • Contracts: None - None required
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Viasat Details
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View HughesNet Details
    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. C Spire Fiber
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    20 Mbps
    Download
  • 5. 5. Mediacom
    97.6% Available
    97.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1000 Mbps
    Download
    50 Mbps
    Upload
    View Mediacom Details
    • Deal
    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 10
    • Speed Range: 60-1000mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $19.99 - $199.99
    Deal
    There are 10 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. Island Fiber
    21.6% Available
    21.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    300 Mbps
    Download
    300 Mbps
    Upload
    View Island Fiber Details
    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-300mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $65 - $150
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
    View T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

Dig in:

Internet Access in Orange Beach, Alabama

Government-sourced Form 477 datasets are the backbone for broadband availability information listed below. To date, we've processed 3,802 rows of governmental data on Internet access in Orange Beach. Our research team has hand-sourced pricing details and terms on 233 residential broadband plans in Orange Beach. The download speed averages are based on 276 speed tests in Orange Beach.

Viasat Internet is the most common choice for Orange Beach residents. close to one hundred percent of Orange Beach census blocks can receive access to them. HughesNet is also a common choice, with coverage in virtually one hundred percent of Orange Beach with Satellite service. The fastest package we've seen for HughesNet in Orange Beach is 25 Mbps download.

The average home in Orange Beach has 2-3 wired broadband options to choose from (2.3 per census block specifically). 3.58 percent of the Orange Beach area are limited to one or fewer choices. Regardless of other networks in the area, such as wireless, DSL and cable broadband usually provide the best price for home use.

When we're looking at network tech offered around Orange Beach, we see that the most prevalent hardwired Internet technology options are DSL and Fiber (97.57 percent coverage) and Satellite (virtually one hundred percent coverage).

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, C Spire Fiber also serves Orange Beach with a top speed of 20 Mbps. There are also 5 providers in Orange Beach offering enterprise-level service like MPLS. See the interactive map to compare how many options are available on the census block level, or the "Download Speeds" tab to compare how Viasat compares with other Orange Beach options in consumer speed tests.

Internet Statistics 2021

200 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.

Are you a journalist or researcher writing about this topic?

Contact us and we'll connect you with a broadband market expert on our team who can provide insights and data to support your work.

Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Orange Beach, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Mediacom Cable 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 97.6%
CenturyLink 940 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 97.6%
Island Fiber 300 Mbps Fiber 27s 21.6%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
C Spire Fiber 20 Mbps Fiber 6m 49s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Orange Beach

Orange Beach Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
Click here to initialize interactive map
Orange Beach is the 17th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Gulf Shores, Foley, Summerdale, Lillian, and Elberta.

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

Approximately 5,000 people in Baldwin 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: 35% of people living in Orange Beach 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 96% of Orange Beach 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 Baldwin County, approximately 23,000 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 Around Columbia Southern University

Students residing within 2 miles of Columbia Southern University can expect to have a selection of 1 ISPs providers. As elsewhere in Orange Beach, Viasat and HughesNet are the most prevalent options. Speed test data suggests that internet connectivity in the Columbia Southern University area exceeds 25 Mbps, with averages in the zip code around (51.98 Mbps as of our latest data.) This speed should be adequate for students in Orange Beach who need to stream high-definition video, split the cost of a router with roommates, and etc. Since these averages are calculated on public speed test data, they often trend lower than actual top speeds accessible in an area. Use the zip search field above to see more information on internet options at a specific address.

Data Limits in Orange Beach

Many Internet providers have moved to add data limits to their residential broadband packages recently. This trend is certainly true for the Orange Beach market, with Internet companies such as Mediacom selling plans with data caps. This won't matter for the majority of residents, but is liable to affect those who share the WiFi with household members or techies who consume a large amount of 4K video. Data caps with cable packages are usually in the neighborhood of 1 Terabyte, which is an issue for fewer than 1% of customers, according to reports from Xfinity. Mediacom Cable customers should double check data use policies before signing a contract.

Compare Orange Beach to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Orange Beach 52 Mbps 7 $0.44 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +482.4 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.48 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +96.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +108.6 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +117.5 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +110.1 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )