Internet Providers in Stevenson, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Stevenson, AL
Internet Providers: 10
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $67.37

Internet Access in Stevenson, Alabama

The averaged download speed performance (47.83 Mbps) ranks under the Alabama 97.1 Mbps average. Despite this, there are several non-wireless broadband network types available, as you can see in the table below.

The information listed here is primarily sourced via FCC reports. Data is through privatized data sources to create more granular results than is available from the FCC directly. Address-level data isn't always available. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year. We've analyzed 218 Stevenson Internet plans since 2014, with 30 Internet deals currently on the market.

North Alabama Electric Co-op is a common alternative, serving Stevenson with 90 percent local availability and a maximum speed of 1,000 Mbps.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) is the most widespread provider in Stevenson. The provider is accessible for close to one hundred percent of Stevenson addresses. HughesNet is the most common second option in the area, with coverage in practically one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan in Stevenson is 25 megabits per second download.

Click through the map shown below for more insights on broadband choice at the granular census block level. As illustrated, while most neighborhoods have 3 options for service, some areas are less well-served and might only have one provider in the area. Even in 2021, a notable 19.89 percent of local residents have one Internet service choice.

Internet Statistics 2021

900 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 Stevenson, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
North Alabama Electric Co-op 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative 25 Mbps DSL 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Stevenson, Alabama

  • North Alabama Electric Co-op - Fiber - 90.2% Availability in Stevenson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 72.4% Availability in Stevenson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • Spectrum - Cable - 70.8% Availability in Stevenson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative - Fiber - 1.5% Availability in Stevenson - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative - DSL - 1.5% Availability in Stevenson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Stevenson - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Stevenson - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Stevenson

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Stevenson is the 260th most connected city in Alabama behind South Pittsburg, Pisgah, Bridgeport, Bryant, and Flat Rock.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 400 people in Jackson 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: 92% of people living in Stevenson 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 80% of Stevenson 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 Jackson County, approximately 3,000 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 Stevenson

Data from our researchers suggests that popular providers in the area use data caps for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are controversial since consumers see caps as a tactic to discourage streaming services. Providers maintain they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network traffic. Either way, the culprit is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB/hr.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Stevenson

Provider Type Coverage Speed
North Alabama Electric Co-op Fiber 90.2%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 72.4%+ 100 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 70.8%+ 1,000 Mbps
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative Fiber 1.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative DSL 1.5%+ 25 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 21.0%+ 940 Mbps
CenturyLink Business Fiber 0.9%+ 1,000 Mbps

Compare Stevenson to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Stevenson 47.8 Mbps 7 $0.74 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +367.6 Mbps ) 14 ( +7 ) $0.54 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +71.1 Mbps ) 18 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +68.4 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.38 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +79.6 Mbps ) 21 ( +14 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +79.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.33 ( $0.00 )