Internet Providers in Valley, AL

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Residential Internet Statistics for Valley, AL
Internet Providers: 7
Internet Plans: 11
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $53.63

Internet Access in Valley, Alabama

The broadband coverage data on this page comes from FCC data submissions and cross-validated against privatized lit address databases. Since 2014, we have analyzed 5,429 rows of FCC and private data about Internet access within Valley. We've hand-gathered local price data and agreement details on 281 broadband plans in Valley. All download speed calculation comes from browser-based speed test data. To be fair, speed test-based data is a loose indicator of network performance. These averages are not meant to promise expected performance customers receive at houses around Valley.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Valley's most common wired broadband options.

Looking at network types rather than specific companies within Valley, cable is preferable over wireless options since wired connections tend to be capable of faster speeds. practically one hundred percent of the population are able to access to cable at their address.

Spectrum is another common Internet choice in Valley. They offer primarily Cable service in 97 percent of Valley.

As a whole, the number of options locals have for Internet in Valley is below average — most blocks in the area have around 1 provider available. A total of 2,000 local residents have only one option for wired broadband, or none at all. This can be seen by exploring the interactive map below. That's 15.63 percent of the population stuck with only one Internet provider in their area. View the interactive map to understand coverage variation between census blocks in Valley.

  • There are 10 internet providers in Valley with 7 of those offering residential service
  • Valley is the 265th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Lafayette, but behind Lanett, West Point, Salem, and Cusseta.
  • The fastest zip code in Valley for April 2021 is 36854. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

2,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Valley, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
AT&T Fiber 940 Mbps Fiber 8s
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s
WOW! 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s
AT&T Internet 6 Mbps IPBB 22m 45s
WOW! 3.0 Mbps DSL 45m 30s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Valley, Alabama

  • Spectrum - Cable - 97.7% Availability in Valley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • WOW! - Cable - 73.5% Availability in Valley - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • AT&T Internet - IPBB - 14.3% Availability in Valley - Speeds up to 6 Mbps
  • WOW! - DSL - 4.2% Availability in Valley - Speeds up to 3.0 Mbps
  • AT&T Fiber - Fiber - 2.2% Availability in Valley - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Valley - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
  • HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Valley - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Valley

Valley Internet Competition Map. Click for interactive map.
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Valley is the 265th most connected city in Alabama ahead of Lafayette, but behind Lanett, West Point, Salem, and Cusseta.

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 Chambers 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 84% of Valley 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.

As of this month, 36854 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Valley.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Chambers County, approximately 5,000 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.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Valley

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Spectrum Cable 97.7%+ 1,000 Mbps
WOW! Cable 73.5%+ 1,000 Mbps
AT&T Internet IPBB 14.3%+ 6 Mbps
WOW! DSL 4.2%+ 3.0 Mbps
AT&T Fiber Fiber 2.2%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet Satellite 100% 100 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 100% 1,000 Mbps
Uniti Fiber Fiber 6.4%+ 25 Mbps
AT&T Fiber 1.5%+ 940 Mbps
Windstream Fiber 0.4%+ 100 Mbps

Compare Valley to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Valley 61.4 Mbps 7 $0.31 ( + $0.00 )
New York 415.4 Mbps ( +354 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.54 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 118.9 Mbps ( +57.5 Mbps ) 17 ( +10 ) $0.23 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 116.2 Mbps ( +54.8 Mbps ) 15 ( +8 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Houston 127.4 Mbps ( +66 Mbps ) 23 ( +16 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 127.6 Mbps ( +66.2 Mbps ) 8 ( +1 ) $0.34 ( + $0.00 )