Internet Providers in Somerville, AL

Residential Internet Statistics for Somerville, AL
Internet Service Providers: 6
Plans Start From: $29.99
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Somerville, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Spectrum
    73.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    73.7% Available
  • 2. AT&T Internet
    51.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    51.7% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    47.8% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    47.8% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. CenturyLink
    1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    1% Available
  • 7. 6. Advanced Broadband
    90.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *10 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    90.7% Available
  • 8. 7. OTELCO
    24.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    24.3% Available
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Internet Access in Somerville, Alabama

The two most commonly available wired network types in Somerville are Cable followed by IPBB and Fixed Wireless. Cable has a 73.66 percent spread in the area, compared to the 51.67 percent IPBB and Fixed Wireless penetration.

34.93 percent of the Somerville area is stuck with only one or zero options for broadband-quality Internet services. Adjusting for all addresses in city limits, the average resident has 2 providers to choose from. In general, areas with more competition usually will find reduced pricing and stronger performance, since these companies will often upgrade service to win subscribers.

Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in most cases, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Somerville.

Spectrum and AT&T Internet also provide coverage in Somerville, although speed test data suggests that real-world performance from Spectrum might be more robust.

Coverage data analysis on this page comes from FCC data. ISPs in Somerville must agree to submit coverage data biannually. By using our relationships with providers, we are able to cross-validate this data against privatized data reported via Internet providers. This allows us to create more accurate maps than governmental reports. The speed averages displayed here are calculated based on real-world speed tests from Somerville.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Somerville, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
OTELCO 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 24.3%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 73.7%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 51.7%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 47.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 1.0%
2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Somerville is the 58th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Laceys Spring, Eva, Hartselle, and Falkville, but behind Decatur.

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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 Morgan County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 24% of people living in Somerville have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 65% of Somerville residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Morgan County, approximately 8,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Somerville to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Somerville 75.8 Mbps 12 $0.73 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +505.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +10 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +97 Mbps ) 21 ( +9 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +123.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +126.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +15 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +120.7 Mbps ) 11 ( -1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )