Internet Providers in Sheffield, Alabama

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  • 1. AT&T Internet
    95.8% Available
    95.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    940 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • IPBB
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 4
    • Speed Range: 100-940mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fiber
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $35 - $129.99
    • Contracts: None required
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    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Xfinity
    99.3% Available
    99.3%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    1200 Mbps
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    35 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-1200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $20 - $106
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
    Deal
    There are 14 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. T-Mobile Home Internet
    41.6% Available
    41.6%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 100-100mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Price Range: $50 - $55
    • Contracts: None required
    Deal
    There are 1 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    50 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-50mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years required
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    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 6. 6. EarthLink
    96.5% Available
    96.5%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    1000 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • DSL
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-1000mbps
    • Connection: DSL and Fiber
    • Installation: Includes professional installation.
    • Price Range: $49.95 - $99.95
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
  • 1. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    35 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-940mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes professional installation.
    • Price Range: $60 - $349.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 1 Year required
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    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. AT&T
    11.1% Available
    11.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    940 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-940mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $75 - $75
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
  • 3. Comcast Business
    100% Available
    100%

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    Speeds up to:
    200 Mbps
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    20 Mbps
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 5
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 50-200mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Installation: Includes professional installation.
    • Price Range: $60 - $349.95
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 1 Year required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. AT&T
    11.1% Available
    11.1%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    940 Mbps
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    940 Mbps
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    • Fiber
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 300-940mbps
    • Connection: Fiber
    • Price Range: $75 - $75
    • Contracts: 1 Year required
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. T-Mobile
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    6 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 3 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. Verizon
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
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    3 Mbps
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Sheffield, Alabama

Broadband competition in Sheffield is above average in comparison to other parts of Alabama, with is an average of 3.27 providers available in each census block. Sheffield ranks at 225th on the "most connected city" charts. Only 3.47 percent of the area have one or fewer options for Internet service.

The data on this page is sourced from FCC coverage reports, and is enhanced through privatized databases to create more detailed listings than can be accessed through the FCC directly. Speeds and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points each year. There are 289 collected plans in Sheffield from 2014 to the present. There are 34 Internet deals currently available.

Taking a look at network tech offered within the area, the most prevalent hardwired broadband Internet technology varieties are DSL and Fiber (96.52 percent coverage) and Cable (99.28 percent coverage). TV providers are the main source for cable home Internet, because they can use their pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to Internet service. Cable can often make sense for Sheffield residents because of the strong mix of speed and value.

Xfinity is a common alternative to the primary providers (Viasat and HughesNet). They offer a maximum speed of 200 Mbps. There are 2 providers in Sheffield marketing enterprise and business technologies like point-to-point connectivity. BroadbandNow includes every provider with explicit business packages on their site.

Viasat Internet is the most widespread Internet option overall, covering virtually one hundred percent of Sheffield residents. HughesNet, in contrast, has registered coverage to practically one hundred percent of local residents. The fastest speed advertised for Viasat reaches 35 Mbps, while HughesNet advertised up to 25 Mbps. Any speed above 10 Mbps will be enough for streaming standard definition video over WiFi, but may become an issue for multiple users or modern services such as Skype and multiplayer gaming. See the availability map below to see Internet options down to the census block level in Sheffield.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 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 Sheffield, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 940 Mbps IPBB and Fiber 8s 95.8%
EarthLink 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 96.5%
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 99.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile Home Internet 100 Mbps Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 41.6%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Sheffield

Sheffield Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Sheffield is the 225th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Muscle Shoals, Killen, and Leighton, but behind Tuscumbia and Florence.

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 Colbert 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: 19% of people living in Sheffield 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 97% of Sheffield 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 Colbert County, approximately 7,000 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 on Sheffield Internet Plans

Internet providers have moved to add data limits onto their residential broadband packages recently. The trend is certainly true in Sheffield, with providers like Xfinity advertising capped plans. It's not a large issue for most residents, but is liable to affect households who consume a large amount of high-def video. Data caps with cable packages are usually about 1 Terabyte. This is a problem for less than one percent of customers, according to a report from Comcast. Xfinity customers are advised to double check data use policies when signing up.

Compare Sheffield to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sheffield 50.2 Mbps 8 $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
New York 545.6 Mbps ( +495.4 Mbps ) 19 ( +11 ) $0.33 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 161.3 Mbps ( +111.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.29 ( + $0.00 )
Chicago 180.9 Mbps ( +130.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +9 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 186.6 Mbps ( +136.4 Mbps ) 24 ( +16 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 179.1 Mbps ( +128.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( + $0.00 )