Internet Providers in Vandiver, AL
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Residential Internet Statistics for Vandiver, AL
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$54.83|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Vandiver, Alabama
Internet Access in Vandiver, Alabama
Vandiver offers 5 residential Internet providers, or 8 when including business and mobile operators. There are 5 broadband choices such as cable or DSL.
The plans listed on this page are manually gathered by our data science team. We've aggregated 181 Internet plans in Vandiver, in total.
DSL and cable are the two primary broadband technologies within Vandiver. They are fighting for the same customers at many addresses and competing with each other. Performance from cable is generally better. That said, big-picture performance metrics we've recorded with either Internet technology system are comparable.
2 providers per address may be a low amount of competition when compared to more densely populated cities, but it's sufficient to reduce pricing in Vandiver communities where providers overlap. As is clear in the interactive map below, availability can vary from block to block.
According to the latest FCC filings and direct provider reports, Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the most commonly avialable Internet providers in Vandiver as measured by coverage. As the map below demonstrates, the more common providers frequently compete at addresses around Vandiver.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Vandiver, Alabama
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||100 Mbps||Satellite||1m 21s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
|Windstream||100 Mbps||DSL||1m 21s||3.3%|
|AT&T Internet||6 Mbps||IPBB||22m 45s||97.5%|
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 Caps in Vandiver
Data from our researchers suggests that some of the top ISPs in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their home broadband packages. Data caps are a public issue since customers see caps as a strategy to limit streaming. Providers maintain that they are a necessary strategy for managing network congestion. Either way, the problem is the same: video streaming, which easily uses 1–7GB/hour.
Compare Vandiver to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Vandiver||16.4 Mbps||5||$0.96 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +518 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.89 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +132.4 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.24 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +144.2 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +153.1 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +145.7 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.38 ( $0.00 )|