Internet Providers in Sylvania, AL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Sylvania, AL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$64.49|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Sylvania, Alabama
Internet Access in Sylvania, Alabama
Information on this page is calculated based on biannual FCC coverage reports. We leverage direct provider reports and other private datasets to further validate and enhance the information down to the census block level. Plane and pricing data is aggregated by our data team. Locally, we've analyzed and verified 111 broadband plans in Sylvania since 2014. Speed test data in the graph below is limited to 38 records as of 2021. 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.
Considering network technologies offered around the area, we see that the most common physical wire broadband technology types are Satellite (close to one hundred percent coverage) and IPBB (15.00 percent coverage).
The average Sylvania household has 3 companies at their address, or exactly 3.87 Internet providers in each census block.
Viasat Internet is the most commonly available choice in Sylvania. near one hundred percent of the Sylvania area can receive access to them. HughesNet is the most common second option, providing virtually one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite Internet service. The fastest plan listed by HughesNet in Sylvania is 25 megabits per second.
Aside from the Internet options detailed above, Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative is a third option for coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the Sylvania area. Wireless providers like KilliansNet are also sometimes a good choice, but the incumbent wired options usually offer a better value when it comes to speed.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Sylvania, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative||1,000 Mbps||Fiber and DSL||8s||100.0%|
|Vyve Broadband||960 Mbps||Cable||8s||10.0%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|AT&T Internet||100 Mbps||IPBB||1m 21s||15.0%|
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 Caps in Sylvania
Data collected by our research team suggests that top providers in Sylvania place a limit on streaming on residential broadband packages. Data caps are controversial since users view caps as a strategy to limit video streaming, while providers insist that data caps are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily eats up 1–7GB per hour.
Compare Sylvania to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Sylvania||106.1 Mbps||8||$0.85 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +428.3 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.89 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +42.7 Mbps )||17 ( +9 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +54.5 Mbps )||15 ( +7 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +63.4 Mbps )||23 ( +15 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +56 Mbps )||8||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|