Internet Providers in Alford, FL

Residential Internet Statistics for Alford, FL
Internet Service Providers: 5
Plans Start From: $25
Top Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
Fastest Connection Type: Cable

Top Internet Providers in Alford, Florida:

Showing 1 to 7 Providers

  • 1. CenturyLink
    95.1% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    95.1% Available
  • 2. Xfinity
    41.6% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *1.2 Gbps
    • Cable
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Cable
    41.6% Available
  • 3. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet
    51.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *182 Mbps
    • 5G Internet
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • 5G Internet
    51.3% Available
  • 4. AT&T
    76.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    76.3% Available
  • 5. 5. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 6. 6. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 7. Consolidated
    1.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    1.3% Available
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Internet Access in Alford, Florida

According to the most recent availabliity data, the Alford area has two widely available providers: Viasat Internet and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service, with speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage for virtually one hundred percent of the area. As for HughesNet, they provide Satellite, with coverage for practically one hundred percent of the area.

Since most houses come pre-wired for one phone provider and cable networks don't generally overlap, the average home in Alford has 2 wired broadband service providers available to them. 57.14 percent of Alford residents have one or fewer choices. DSL and cable Internet services usually provide the best pricing for home use.

In terms of network technologies offered around the Alford area, the most prevalent hardwired broadband connection types are DSL and Cable, with 95.10% and 41.60% respectively. TV corporations are the main source for cable home Internet service, seeing as they can utilize their pre-existing coaxial TV wires — which have already been built out to homes in the area — to connect customers to the Internet. Cable can often make sense for local residents due to the strong speeds in an attainable price range. Telephone companies are the main source for DSL Internet, which makes technical sense because DSL, or "Digital Subscriber Line," transmits Internet data via telephone wires. DSL underperforms when compared with all other major wired broadband technologies.

The data listed here is sourced via provider coverage reports specific to Alford, and is confirmed through private data sources to provide more accurate results than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting thousands of plans annually. There are a total of 349 plans collected in Alford since 2014, with 28 Internet packages currently available.

While the main ISPs are Viasat and HughesNet, CenturyLink also serves the area with service for 95 percent of addresses and a recorded maximum speed of 80 Mbps. There are 3 providers offering enterprise-level service like MPLS. Explore the map to compare broadband coverage on a granular level.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alford, Florida

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Xfinity 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 41.6%
CenturyLink 100 Mbps DSL 1m 21s 95.1%
Consolidated Communications (Formerly Fairpoint Communications) 50 Mbps DSL 2m 43s 1.3%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet 182 Mbps 5G Internet 45s 51.3%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
AT&T 25 Mbps Fixed Wireless 5m 27s 76.3%
1,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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

Alford is the 350th most connected city in Florida ahead of Chipley and Altha, but behind Marianna, Cottondale, and Fountain.

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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 Jackson County don't have access to any wired internet.

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

Approximately 43% of Alford residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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

In Jackson County, approximately 16,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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

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Compare Alford to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alford 17.8 Mbps 9 $2.16 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +563.9 Mbps ) 22 ( +13 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +155 Mbps ) 21 ( +12 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +181.9 Mbps ) 20 ( +11 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +184.4 Mbps ) 27 ( +18 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +178.7 Mbps ) 11 ( +2 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )