Internet Providers in Tuscaloosa, AL
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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|
|AT&T Internet||5,000 Mbps||Fiber||1s||90.5%|
|Google Fiber||2,000 Mbps||Fiber||4s||0.8%|
|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%|
7.9% of consumers in Tuscaloosa8,000 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.
Tuscaloosa is the108th
most connected city in Alabama ahead of Cottondale, Northport, Brookwood, Coker, and Buhl.
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
people in Tuscaloosa 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.
of people living in Tuscaloosa have residential fiber service available to them.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
of Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa County, approximately10,000
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.
Cheapest Internet Providers in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
|Provider||Plan Starting From||Connection||Contract Length||Data Caps|
|T-Mobile 5G Home Internet||$50||5G Internet||None||No Caps|
|AT&T Internet||$55||Fiber||None||No Caps|
Map of ISPs in Tuscaloosa
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