Internet Providers in Shelby, Alabama

Most Popular Internet Providers in Shelby, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 3 Providers

  • 1. 1. AT&T Internet
    92.4% Available
    92.4%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
    View AT&T Internet Details
    • Deal
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 3
    • Speed Range: 25-100mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $45 - $129.99
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View HughesNet Details
    • Deal
    • 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 - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 1. 1. AT&T
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    1 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Details
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 1
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation fee applies.
    • Price Range: $70 - $70
  • 1. 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

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

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View Verizon Details
    • 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
  • 3. 3. T-Mobile
    58.8% Available
    58.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
    View T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Shelby, Alabama

DSL service is the only wired network option that has meaningful availability for residents of Shelby. According to the latest data, it's available to 92.44 percent of Shelby. DSL Internet service reaches subscribers via landline phone wires you see on telephone poles. This is the reason it often comes from phone companies like AT&T Internet.

The packages shown on this page are collected by hand by our data science and research staff. The 14 packages displayed above are the latest of 105 packages we've aggregated in Shelby to date.

In the less developed communities around Shelby, data shows that as many as 3,000 people have only one or fewer choices for wired Internet service.

AT&T Internet is one of the top three providers in Shelby, available for 92 percent of local addresses.

According to the most recent FCC filings, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the largest telecoms in Shelby in terms of coverage. As the maps below illustrate, the more common providers frequently cover the same addresses around Shelby.

Internet Statistics 2021

3,000 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 Shelby, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 92.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Shelby

Shelby Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Shelby is the 401st most connected city in Alabama ahead of Jemison and Wilsonville, but behind Calera, Thorsby, and Columbiana.

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 Shelby 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 Shelby 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 and Cord Cutting in Shelby

Data collected by our research team shows that many of the common ISPs in the area currently place some sort of limit on streaming for their home broadband plans. Data caps are disliked because customers view caps as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers maintain caps are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which can use 1–7GB per hour.

Compare Shelby to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Shelby 23.5 Mbps 4 $2.40 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +510.9 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.48 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +125.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +13 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +137.1 Mbps ) 15 ( +11 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +146 Mbps ) 23 ( +19 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +138.6 Mbps ) 8 ( +4 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )