Internet Providers in Saraland, AL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Saraland, AL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,200 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$54.15|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Saraland, Alabama
Internet Access in Saraland, Alabama
The average resident in Saraland is serviceable by 4-5 Internet providers In context, this is actually a strong amount of choice in comparison to similar-sized cities. Robust competition of two or more providers in a city often results in more affordable regional pricing.
EarthLink as well as AT&T Internet also offer coverage in Saraland, often competing for the same customers.
DSL and cable are the dominant broadband network technologies around the Saraland metro area. They are fighting over the same potential customers at many addresses and generally competing on service quality. Cable performance tends to be stronger, but big-picture metrics seen with either system are comparable.
The plans shown here are manually collected by our data division.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable telecoms in Saraland so far as coverage. As the map below shows, these providers often compete at addresses around Saraland.
Internet Statistics 2021
2.8% of consumers in Saraland300 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 Saraland, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|EarthLink Fiber||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|Mediacom Cable||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s|
|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 Saraland, Alabama
- AT&T Internet - IPBB - 96.7% Availability in Saraland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- EarthLink - DSL - 96.7% Availability in Saraland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- Xfinity - Cable - 94.9% Availability in Saraland - Speeds up to 1,200 Mbps
- AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 57.7% Availability in Saraland - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- EarthLink - Fiber - 57.2% Availability in Saraland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Mediacom - Cable - 20.3% Availability in Saraland - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saraland - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Saraland - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Video Streaming Around Saraland
Data from our market researchers suggests that many of the popular ISPs in the area currently place a limit on data use on home Internet packages. Data caps are disliked because customers see them as a tactic to limit "cord cutting". Providers insist that they are a necessary tool as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the culprit is the same: streaming video, which easily uses one to seven Gigabytes/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Saraland
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||96.7%+||100 Mbps|
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||94.9%+||1,200 Mbps|
|AT&T Fiber||Fiber||57.7%+||940 Mbps|
|EarthLink Fiber||Fiber||57.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Mediacom Cable||Cable||20.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||100 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||64.9%+||987 Mbps|
|Harbor Communications||Fixed Wireless||100%||20 Mbps|
|Mediacom Business||Cable||11.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Uniti Fiber||Fiber||7.5%+||25 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||5.1%+||50 Mbps|
|Fusion Connect||Copper||0.5%+||20 Mbps|
Compare Saraland to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Saraland||78.5 Mbps||8||$0.31 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +336.9 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.54 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +40.4 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +37.7 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +48.9 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +49.1 Mbps )||8||$0.34 ( + $0.00 )|