Internet Providers in Trafford, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Trafford, AL
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 9
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $65.53

Internet Access in Trafford, Alabama

There are 12 Internet providers in Trafford. There are 3 mobile Internet companies, and 9 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Viasat Internet or HughesNet are Trafford's most common wired broadband options.

Since FCC coverage data is collected biannually and only published 6+ months after filing, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies. We gather availability data directly from many major companies to help fix this problem.

DSL providers like EarthLink connect customers to Internet services using pre-existing phone lines on utility poles, which is why DSL often comes through corporations that historically offered telephone plans. DSL (standing for Digital Subscriber Line) network technology is available for 98.36 percent of addresses in Trafford. Refer to the graphs on this page for insights into how the advertised download speeds compare to current customers' speedsrecorded by local subscribers.

Explore our custom maps on this page for analysis of how availability plays out in neighborhoods. Our latest coverage data suggests that the average census block has 3.68 or more Internet providers.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Trafford with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Trafford is the 333rd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Morris, but behind Hayden, Warrior, Kimberly, and Remlap.
  • Explore internet access for communities within Trafford: County Line

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Trafford, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
EarthLink Fiber 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s
EarthLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Trafford, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 97.7% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • EarthLink - DSL - 98.3% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 94.2% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 2.6% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • EarthLink - Fiber - 2.6% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Trafford

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Trafford is the 333rd most connected city in Alabama ahead of Morris, but behind Hayden, Warrior, Kimberly, and Remlap.

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

Approximately 2,000 people in Blount 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 98% of Trafford 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 Blount County, approximately 10,000 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 and Video Streaming in Trafford

Data collected by our market researchers shows that some of the top ISPs in Trafford use data caps for their residential Internet plans. Data caps are controversial since customers view them as a tactic to stop streaming services. Providers insist they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the culprit is video streaming, which easily uses anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.

Internet access in Trafford neighborhoods

Trafford coverage information can be found for these specific communities: County Line.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Trafford

Provider Type Coverage Speed
AT&T Internet IPBB 97.7%+ 100 Mbps
EarthLink DSL 98.3%+ 100 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 94.2%+ 25 Mbps
Advanced Broadband Fixed Wireless 51.0%+ 10 Mbps
JTM Broadband Fixed Wireless 21.0%+ 26 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 2.6%+ 940 Mbps
EarthLink Fiber Fiber 2.6%+ 1,000 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless 98.9%+ 25 Mbps
Advanced Broadband Fixed Wireless 68.9%+ 10 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 0.8%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Trafford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Trafford 98.4 Mbps 9 $0.68 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +317 Mbps ) 16 ( +7 ) $0.70 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +20.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +17.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +29 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +29.2 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.37 ( $0.00 )