Internet Providers in Sweet Water, AL

Residential Internet Statistics for Sweet Water, AL
Internet Service Providers: 4
Plans Start From: $34.95
Top Download Speed: 1 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Sweet Water, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 6 Providers

  • 1. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    37% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    37% Available
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • AT&T Internet
    1.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • IPBB
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • IPBB
    1.3% Available
  • 5. 4. Pine Belt
    57.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    57.2% Available
  • 6. 5. CnG Wireless
    5.7% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *3
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    5.7% Available
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Internet Access in Sweet Water, Alabama

Information here is calculated from the twice-annual FCC broadband coverage reports. BroadbandNow also uses direct provider coverage reports to further validate that data. Plan and pricing information is collected manually by our market research team. To date, we've analyzed 145 broadband deals in Sweet Water since founding in 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 8 records as of 2022. This gives a snapshot of what some subscribers are getting in the area, but trends low since tests are usually run to diagnose home networking issues.

DSL broadband has strong coverage in comparison to other Internet technologies in Sweet Water since pretty much all houses are wired with phone lines. The acronym "DSL" is short for "Digital Subscriber Line."

Pine Belt Communications is one of the top three providers in Sweet Water. They are available for 57 percent of local addresses.

Coverage from Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As a result, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.

To put it bluntly, Internet service choice is extremely poor in Sweet Water. This is clear in the map, which visualizes the number of companies in a given block or neighborhood.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sweet Water, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Pine Belt Communications 1,000 Mbps DSL and Fiber 8s 57.2%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 37.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 1.3%
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.

Sweet Water is the 390th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Lisman, but behind Thomasville, Butler, Pine Hill, and Linden.

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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 3,000 people in Marengo 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: 29% of people living in Sweet Water 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.

In Marengo 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.

Map of ISPs in Sweet Water

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Compare Sweet Water to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Sweet Water 3.7 Mbps 9 $1.90 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +578 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +169.1 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +196 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +198.5 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +192.8 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )