How much internet speed do you need? That depends on how you plan on using your internet connection.
< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Skipperville, Alabama
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Internet Access in Skipperville, Alabama
Skipperville has 5 residential Internet providers, or 9 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 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 93.40 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||Availability|
|Troy Cablevision||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s||57.8%|
|Troy Cablevision||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s||54.0%|
|CenturyLink||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||93.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.