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Internet Providers in Ragland, Alabama
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Internet Access in Ragland, Alabama
The two most commonly available wired broadband technologies in Ragland are DSL and Fiber as well as Satellite lines. FCC filings show that DSL and Fiber reaches a 68.55 percent spread in the area, in contrast to the close to one hundred percent Satellite penetration.
The average Ragland customer has 2 Internet providers with availability for their building. Competition is good for consumers. It results in two ISPs competing so far as pricing and service reliability at a given address. This competition isn't distributed evenly, though. even in 2021, a surprising 24.45 of residents still have only one option for wired broadband Internet service.
Since FCC data is currently only tallied up biannually and only made public six months after that, availability shown here may not be complete.
Ragland Telephone Company is also a commonly available Internet option in Ragland. They offer DSL and Fiber connections available to 68 percent of the area.
Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall. They offer coverage for practically one hundred percent of the area. HughesNet is available for close to one hundred percent of the population. The top speed recorded for Viasat is 100 Mbps. HughesNet advertised packages as high as 25 Mbps. As a rule, any speed over 10 megabits per second (Mbps) is enough to view standard definition videos on WiFi, but becomes challenging for large households or modern services like video chat, cloud apps, and etc. Explore the availability maps on this page to see Internet options on a granular level.
Internet Statistics 2021
24.5% of consumers in Ragland1,000 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 Ragland, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Hargray Communications||300 Mbps||Cable||27s||14.4%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||30.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|USA Communications||500 Mbps||Cable||16s||36.6%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||5.6%|
|Ragland Telephone Company||10 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||13m 39s||68.6%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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.
Compare Ragland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +464.1 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +78.5 Mbps )||17 ( +17 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +90.3 Mbps )||15 ( +15 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +99.2 Mbps )||23 ( +23 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +91.8 Mbps )||8 ( +8 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|