Internet Providers in Pleasant Grove, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Pleasant Grove, AL
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 12
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $62.48

Internet Access in Pleasant Grove, Alabama

4-5 ISPs are available for the average Pleasant Grove address. This is a lot of competition contrasted with similar-sized cities. Competition is correlated with more consumer-friendly pricing.

DSL and cable are the dominant network options within the Pleasant Grove area. They are frequently overlapping and competing with each other. Cable network speed is generally better and more robust, but big-picture metrics of either system are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network infrastructure in a given neighborhood.

Coverage from the biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

Spectrum as well as EarthLink also provide coverage in Pleasant Grove, often competing for the same customers.

The Internet coverage statistics here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from governmental data from the FCC and privatized data collected directly from industry sources. Average statistics about speed and performance data comes primarily via M-Labs. The BroadbandNow market researchers have manually validated package pricing and plan details on 230 broadband plans in Pleasant Grove as of 2021.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Pleasant Grove, Alabama

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

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pleasant Grove, Alabama

  • EarthLink - DSL - 98.8% Availability in Pleasant Grove - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 98.7% Availability in Pleasant Grove - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 99.7% Availability in Pleasant Grove - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 91.0% Availability in Pleasant Grove - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 90.9% Availability in Pleasant Grove - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pleasant Grove - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Pleasant Grove - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Pleasant Grove

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Pleasant Grove is the 110th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Bessemer, Fairfield, Mulga, Adamsville, and Graysville.

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 Jefferson 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: 91% of people living in Pleasant Grove 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 99% of Pleasant Grove 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 Jefferson County, approximately 4,000 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.

Data Caps and Cord Cutting Around Pleasant Grove

Data from our research team suggests that some of the popular providers in Pleasant Grove place some sort of limit on streaming for their home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial because customers view them as a tactic to limit video streaming, while providers explain they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. In either case, the problem is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily uses anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Pleasant Grove

Provider Type Coverage Speed
EarthLink DSL 98.8%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 98.7%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 99.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 91.0%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 90.9%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 80.9%+ 940 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps

Compare Pleasant Grove to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Pleasant Grove 69.1 Mbps 7 $0.52 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +346.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +49.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +47.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +58.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +58.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )