Internet Providers in Stevenson, AL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Stevenson, AL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$67.37|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Stevenson, Alabama
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
19.9% of consumers in Stevenson900 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|
|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
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 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
|North Alabama Electric Co-op||Fiber||90.2%+||1,000 Mbps|
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||72.4%+||100 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|
|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 )|