Internet Providers in Randolph, Alabama

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Residential Internet Statistics for Randolph, AL
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 7.29 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 100 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 82.63%

Internet Access in Randolph, Alabama

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 63.64 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 63 percent of the area.

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

In summary, Internet coverage is far from perfect in Randolph. For the time being, a relatively limited 600 Randolph locals have access to one or fewer options.

Internet Statistics 2021

600 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 (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless and DSL 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Randolph, Alabama

  • AT&T - 63.6% Availability in Randolph - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • CenturyLink - 37.0% Availability in Randolph - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Randolph - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Randolph - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Randolph

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Randolph is the 306th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Maplesville, Centreville, and Jemison, but behind Montevallo and Thorsby.

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 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.

Approximately 49% of Randolph 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 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 Fixed Wireless and DSL 63.6%+ 100 Mbps
CenturyLink DSL 37.0%+ 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 100% 25 Mbps
CenturyLink Business DSL and Fiber 30.8%+ 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 7.3 Mbps 6 $2.86 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +341.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +99.8 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +92.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +104.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +108 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )