Internet Providers in Skipperville, Alabama
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Residential Internet Statistics for Skipperville, AL
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||0 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||29.48%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Skipperville, Alabama
Internet Access in Skipperville, Alabama
Skipperville has 5 residential Internet providers, or 8 when including business and mobile. There are 5 choices for wired broadband, which in Skipperville usually means DSL service over copper phone lines.
The plans listed on this page are collected individually by our data science and research division.
Coverage from Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
DSL has lots of coverage compared to other Internet technologies in Skipperville since it uses telephone lines for sending data — therefore, seeing as a majority of homes are already wired for telephone service , it makes sense that Skipperville would have 88.14 percent DSL availability.
In summary, the Internet market isn't perfect in Skipperville, but the average home still has around 2 providers able to service them to the Internet. As it stands, only 200 Skipperville residents are limited to fewer than one providers.
Internet Statistics 2021
29.5% of consumers in Skipperville200 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 Skipperville, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Troy Cablevision||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and Cable||8s|
|CenturyLink||60 Mbps||DSL||2m 16s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Skipperville, Alabama
- Troy Cablevision - 57.8% Availability in Skipperville - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- CenturyLink - 88.1% Availability in Skipperville - Speeds up to 60 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Skipperville - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Skipperville - 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.
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 in Skipperville
Data collected by our research team shows that many of the popular providers in Skipperville currently place a limit on data use on home Internet connections. Data caps are controversial since customers see caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers explain that caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network traffic. Either way, the problem is video streaming, which can consume anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes/hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Skipperville
|Troy Cablevision||Fiber and Cable||57.8%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||DSL and Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Troy Cablevision||Fiber||52.0%+||1,000 Mbps|