Internet Providers in Alma, GA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Alma, GA
|Fastest Speed Available:||100 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$59.95|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Alma, Georgia
Internet Access in Alma, Georgia
So far as network types, cable broadband is the primary high-speed network type within Alma limits. According to our coverage data, it is the only wired option for most local addresses.
100 percent of Alma is without a choice so far as broadband Internet service. This is not a shock since competition between providers is not strong. Addresses in the local area have an average 1 options for service, accounting for the entire local population.
ATC Broadband is also a commonly available Internet option for Alma. They offer primarily Cable connections available to 62 percent of the area.
Viasat Internet and HughesNet are the main Internet choices in Alma.
Internet access insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data and privatized datasets we collect from ISPs. Statistics regarding speed data is sourced from M-Labs.  Our researchers have hand-sourced price and plan details for 193 Internet packages in the Alma market to date.
Internet Statistics 2021
100.0% of consumers in Alma9,000 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.
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alma, Georgia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|ATC Broadband||100 Mbps||Cable||1m 21s|
|ATC Broadband||100 Mbps||Fiber||1m 21s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|ATC Broadband||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s|
|AT&T||25 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alma, Georgia
- ATC Broadband - Cable - 62.5% Availability in Alma - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- ATC Broadband - Fiber - 25.0% Availability in Alma - Speeds up to 100 Mbps
- ATC Broadband - DSL - 10.0% Availability in Alma - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- AT&T - Fixed Wireless - 5.1% Availability in Alma - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alma - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alma - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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 and Cord Cutting Around Alma
Data from our researchers suggests that common providers in Alma currently use data caps on residential broadband connections. Data caps are disliked because consumers see caps as a tactic for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist that they are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. Either way, the issue is video streaming, which can eat up 1–7GB/hr.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Alma
|ATC Broadband||Cable||62.5%+||100 Mbps|
|ATC Broadband||Fiber||25.0%+||100 Mbps|
|ATC Broadband||DSL||10.0%+||50 Mbps|
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless||5.1%+||25 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|ATC Broadband||Fiber||100%||100 Mbps|
|AT&T||Fixed Wireless||31.3%+||25 Mbps|
|Uniti Fiber||Fiber||7.2%+||25 Mbps|
Compare Alma to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Alma||30.3 Mbps||6||$0.11 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +385.1 Mbps )||16 ( +10 )||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +88.6 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.15 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +85.9 Mbps )||15 ( +9 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +97.1 Mbps )||23 ( +17 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +97.3 Mbps )||8 ( +2 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Alma
Never really had any other kind but the mobile smartphone service is really good and I'm not even in a great area for cell phone service.