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Internet Providers in Pinson, Alabama
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Internet Access in Pinson, Alabama
There are 2.06 ISPs in each census block in Pinson. This means that the majority of houses within city limits have at least 2 options for Internet service, and it is easier for residents to change services if they are disappointed with a provider.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Pinson's most widely available wired Internet providers.
AT&T Internet is another commonly available broadband option for Pinson. They offer primarily IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless service available to 98 percent of the area.
Remember that since FCC data is only collected twice annually and only made public six or more months after that, availability shown here may not be complete. This page incorporates direct provider reporting to help fix this issue.
Overall, Pinson's broadband infrastructure follows a common pattern in US metro areas: strong access to cable and DSL, but limited options since a majority of houses or apartments are limited to one provider for either type of Internet service. This pattern comes from the fact that most Broadband Internet providers were started pre-Internet as television and landline phone corporations, and use pre-existing wired networks to deliver broadband Internet services.
Internet Statistics 2022
20.9% of consumers in Pinson4,000 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 Pinson, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||1,000 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||8s||98.8%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||115 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 11s||48.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Ultra Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||48.4%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Pinson
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 Cap Issues Around Pinson
Data from our researchers shows that common ISPs in Pinson use data caps on residential Internet plans. Data caps are disliked since users see caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting", while providers explain that data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Pinson to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Pinson||49 Mbps||8||$0.61 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +496.6 Mbps )||21 ( +13 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +112.3 Mbps )||20 ( +12 )||$0.33 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +131.9 Mbps )||19 ( +11 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +137.6 Mbps )||26 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +130.1 Mbps )||10 ( +2 )||$0.36 ( $0.00 )|