Internet Providers in Tuscaloosa, AL

Top Internet Providers in Tuscaloosa, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 8 Providers

  • 1. Xfinity
    87.5% Available
    Download speeds up to:
    *6 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    87.5% Available
  • 2. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    42.7% Available
    Download Speeds:
    *33 - 182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    42.7% Available
  • 3. AT&T Internet
    90.5% Available
    Download speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    90.5% Available
  • 4. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. Google Fiber
    0.8% Available
    Download speeds up to:
    *2 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    0.8% Available
  • 7. 6. Spectrum
    14.9% Available
    Download speeds up to:
    *1 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    14.9% Available
  • 8. 7. EarthLink
    58.2% Available
    Download speeds up to:
    *5 Gbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    58.2% Available
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Best Internet Providers in Tuscaloosa, AL

The best internet providers in Tuscaloosa are AT&T Fiber and Xfinity.

AT&T Fiber users can expect symmetrical upload and download speeds of up to 5 Gbps. Fiber-optic networks like AT&T’s allow for higher speeds and are less susceptible to slowing down during high-traffic hours (“throttling”).

The next-best internet provider in Tuscaloosa is Xfinity. Xfinity offers residents cable internet with download speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps. The company’s internet-only plans start at $79.99 per month. In addition to extensive bundling options, Xfinity’s cable network users can expect lower latency and higher reliability relative to DSL and fixed wireless options.

Though it only covers a little more than half of Tuscaloosa, T-Mobile 5G Home Internet is worthy of an honorable mention here. T-Mobile uses a 5G technology to deliver download speeds between 33 Mbps and 182 Mbps to residents. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet offers contract-free plans.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 6,000 Mbps Fiber 1s 87.5%
AT&T Internet 5,000 Mbps Fiber 1s 90.5%
EarthLink 5,000 Mbps Fiber 1s 58.2%
Google Fiber 2,000 Mbps Fiber 4s 0.8%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 14.9%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 42.7%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
8,000 People

Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

Reference

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

108th

most connected city in Alabama ahead of Cottondale, Northport, Brookwood, Coker, and Buhl.

Reference

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

7,000

people in Tuscaloosa County don't have access to any wired internet.

Reference

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

31%

of people living in Tuscaloosa have residential fiber service available to them.

Reference

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

92%

of Tuscaloosa residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

Reference

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

10,000

people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

Reference

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Cheapest Internet Providers in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Provider Plan Starting From Connection Contract Length Data Caps
Xfinity $39.99 Cable None No Caps
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet $50 5G Internet None No Caps
AT&T Internet $55 Fiber None No Caps
EarthLink $59.95 Fiber N/A No Caps

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