Internet Providers in Piedmont, AL

Residential Internet Statistics for Piedmont, AL
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $29.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Piedmont, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    63% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    63% Available
  • 2. Spectrum
    52.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    52.8% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    58.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    58.7% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. EarthLink 5G Home Internet
    58.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    58.7% Available
  • 7. 7. Weiss Internet
    67.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    67.9% Available
  • 8. 8. TDS
    9.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    9.2% Available
  • 9. 9. Hargray
    5.4% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    5.4% Available

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Internet Access in Piedmont, Alabama

FCC data is the primary source of the Piedmont-area Internet access information listed on this page. Since 2014, we've analyzed 8,055 rows of FCC and privatized data on broadband availability within Piedmont. There is limited speed test recordings on Piedmont — only 137 total recordings in the past year. Shoppers should pay more attention to the advertised plan speeds shown above for companies like Viasat Internet or HughesNet.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Piedmont.

53.35 percent of Piedmont residents are cut off from choice so far as true broadband Internet service. This is not an unexpected stat seeing as competition between the incumbent providers is not strong. Locations in the local area generally have 1 choices for broadband service.

Looking closer at the network technology options in Piedmont, there are basically two primary systems: cable (providers such as Spectrum) and DSL (think AT&T Internet).

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, AT&T Internet also serves Piedmont with a maximum speed of 100 Mbps. Fixed wireless plans from brands such as Weiss Internet connect their subscribers to 50 Mbps or more via wireless relays. See the map below to see broadband coverage at a granular level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Piedmont, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Hargray Communications 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 5.4%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 52.8%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 63.0%
TDS Telecom 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 9.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 58.7%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
EarthLink 5G Home Internet 100 Mbps 5G Internet 1m 21s 58.7%
7,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Piedmont is the 192nd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Weaver, Jacksonville, Wellington, and Alexandria, but behind Centre.

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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 Etowah County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Approximately 47% of Piedmont residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Etowah County, approximately 4,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Map of ISPs in Piedmont

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Compare Piedmont to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Piedmont 74.6 Mbps 10 $1.11 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +507.1 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +98.2 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +125.1 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +127.6 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +121.9 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )