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Internet Providers in Trafford, Alabama
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Internet Access in Trafford, Alabama
There are 12 Internet providers in Trafford. There are 3 mobile Internet companies, and 6 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.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Trafford, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|AT&T Internet||940 Mbps||IPBB and Fiber and Fixed Wireless||8s||97.7%|
|EarthLink||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||98.3%|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
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.
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 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.
Compare Trafford to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Trafford||2.3 Mbps||9||$0.24 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +532.1 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +146.5 Mbps )||17 ( +8 )||$0.16 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +158.3 Mbps )||15 ( +6 )||$0.20 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +167.2 Mbps )||23 ( +14 )||$0.18 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +159.8 Mbps )||8 ( -1 )||$0.19 ( $0.00 )|