Internet Providers in Tanner, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Tanner, AL
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 8
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $55.62

Internet Access in Tanner, Alabama

Tanner has 6 residential Internet providers, and 11 total providers including business and mobile. There are 5 choices for wired Internet like DSL and cable.

40.53 percent of the Tanner area is still left with one or fewer Internet choices as of 2021. Adjusting for all census blocks in city limits, the average Internet user can find 2-3 Internet providers to choose from. Areas with more competition will find reduced prices, since the companies will often upgrade service to win customers.

Coverage from the two most common companies, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As residents might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Tanner.

The plans shown above are manually gathered by our data science team. The 34 Internet plans shown above are the most recent of 310 packages we've gathered in Tanner to date.

IPBB is the top network type with coverage in Tanner worth considering. Input your local zip code in the search tool above to see personalized results.

Internet Statistics 2021

800 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 Tanner, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 76.4%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 68.4%
WOW! 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 30.0%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Tanner

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Tanner is the 88th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Athens, Hillsboro, and Trinity, but behind Madison and Decatur.

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

Approximately 4,000 people in Limestone 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.

Approximately 59% of Tanner 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 Limestone County, approximately 6,000 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 Cap Issues Around Tanner

Data collected by our research team suggests that some of the top providers in Tanner use data caps for their home broadband connections. Data caps are controversial because customers see them as a tactic to discourage streaming services. Providers maintain they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is the same: streaming video, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB/hour.

Compare Tanner to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Tanner 15.3 Mbps 6 $0.37 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +519.1 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +133.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +145.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +154.2 Mbps ) 23 ( +17 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +146.8 Mbps ) 8 ( +2 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )