Internet Providers in Randolph, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Randolph, AL
Internet Providers: 5
Internet Plans: 2
Fastest Speed Available: 100 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $52.5

Internet Access in Randolph, Alabama

Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage footprint in Randolph. HughesNet is also widely available.

Fixed wireless is the top Internet service choice for many Randolph residents. Fixed wireless usually outperforms network services like satellite Internet. Our latest data shows that 73.22 percent of of the population have access to some form of fixed wireless service.

AT&T is currently one of the top three providers in Randolph. They are available to 73 percent of the area.

The Internet packages shown on this page are manually collected by our data science and research team.

For more info, activate the map below and use the zoom and pan tools to navigate. The average amount of market competition is 1.63 providers per census block. This low amount of competition leaves 80.92 percent of consumers with only one option.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Randolph, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Randolph, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 53.0% Availability in Randolph - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 73.2% Availability in Randolph - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - DSL - 36.9% Availability in Randolph - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Randolph - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Randolph - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Randolph

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Randolph is the 310th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Maplesville, Centreville, and Jemison, but behind Thorsby and Montevallo.

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

Approximately 3,000 people in Bibb 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.

In Bibb County, approximately 13,000 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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Randolph

Data from our market research team suggests that many of the common providers currently use data caps for their home Internet plans. Data caps are controversial because users view them as a strategy to discourage streaming. Providers explain they are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is the same: over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Randolph

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 53.0%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 73.2%+ 25 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 36.9%+ 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 8.3%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Randolph to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Randolph 8.1 Mbps 5 $1.10 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +407.3 Mbps ) 16 ( +11 ) $0.21 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +110.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.15 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +108.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.19 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +119.3 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +119.5 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.18 ( $0.00 )