Internet Providers in Trafford, Alabama

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Residential Internet Statistics for Trafford, AL
Wired Internet Providers: 2
Average Speed Test Result: 98.38 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 1.84%

Internet Access in Trafford, Alabama

There are 11 Internet providers in Trafford. There are 3 mobile Internet companies, and 6 offer wired or wireless residential broadband.

Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 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 AT&T Internet 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 98.33 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 3.33 or more Internet providers.

  • There are 8 internet providers in Trafford with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Trafford is the 348th most connected city in Alabama behind Hayden, Warrior, Kimberly, Morris, 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
AT&T Internet 1,000 Mbps DSL, Fixed Wireless, and Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Trafford, Alabama

  • AT&T Internet - 98.3% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Trafford - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Trafford

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Trafford is the 348th most connected city in Alabama behind Hayden, Warrior, Kimberly, Morris, 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 5,000 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 13,000 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 DSL, Fixed Wireless, and Fiber 98.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Advanced Broadband Fixed Wireless 51.0%+ 10 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
AT&T Fixed Wireless and Fiber 92.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
Advanced Broadband Fixed Wireless 68.8%+ 10 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 8 $0.96 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +250.7 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +8.7 Mbps ) 18 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +1.3 Mbps ) 15 ( +7 ) $0.29 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +13.3 Mbps ) 21 ( +13 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +16.9 Mbps ) 9 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )