Internet Providers in Alto, GA
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Residential Internet Statistics for Alto, GA
|Fastest Speed Available:||1,000 Mbps|
|Average Plan Price:||$58.77|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Alto, Georgia
Internet Access in Alto, Georgia
Viasat Internet has the strongest coverage in Alto. HughesNet is also commonly available.
The information on this page comes via FCC coverage reports specific to Alto. Data is using privatized databases and direct provider reporting to provide more granular listings than is available from government websites. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans every year. There are a total of 249 plans in Alto since 2014. There are 36 Internet packages currently available in the area.
Looking at network technologies offered the area, the most widespread hardwired broadband Internet connection types are DSL (93.69 percent coverage) and Cable (7.54 percent coverage). Cable connections are marketed by former television companies, using existing coaxial cable networks. Alto-area subscribers to cable providers such as usually pick cable because of the reasonably low pricing for decent speeds. (Compared to DSL, anyway.) DSL Internet service is delivered over twisted copper telephone wires, and comes from providers like Windstream that historically provided phone service. DSL underperforms when compared with all other wired broadband technologies.
Windstream provides a common alternative to the primary providers. They offer a top download speed of 300 Mbps. There are 3 providers within the area offering enterprise-level products and services like point-to-point connectivity and MPLS. BroadbandNow includes all providers with business packages on their site, but keep in mind that residential companies sometimes offer business options as well.
For more info, activate the map below. Averaged across all addresses, the average density of market competition is 1.76 companies per census block. Unfortunately, this low level of competition leaves 30.47 percent of consumers in the area with inadequate Internet coverage, or no coverage at all.
Internet Statistics 2021
30.5% of consumers in Alto2,000 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 Alto, Georgia
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|EMC CONNECTIONS||1,000 Mbps||Fiber||8s|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,000 Mbps||Cable||8s|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
|AT&T Internet||18 Mbps||IPBB||7m 35s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Alto, Georgia
- Windstream - DSL - 93.7% Availability in Alto - Speeds up to 300 Mbps
- Windstream - Fiber - 67.1% Availability in Alto - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Xfinity - Cable - 7.5% Availability in Alto - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- AT&T Internet - IPBB - 3.0% Availability in Alto - Speeds up to 18 Mbps
- EMC CONNECTIONS - Fiber - 1.5% Availability in Alto - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Viasat - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alto - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - Satellite - 100.0% Availability in Alto - 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.
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 Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Alto
Data collected by our market researchers suggests that many of the top providers in the area place some sort of limit on streaming on home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial since users view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming, while providers maintain that they are a necessary tool for managing network traffic. Either way, the issue is video streaming, which easily eats up anywhere from 1–7GB per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Alto
|XFINITY from Comcast||Cable||7.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|AT&T Internet||IPBB||3.0%+||18 Mbps|
|EMC CONNECTIONS||Fiber||1.5%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Comcast Business||Cable||25.4%+||987 Mbps|
|EMC Connections||Fiber||1.3%+||1,000 Mbps|
Compare Alto to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Alto||14 Mbps||7||$0.17 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||415.4 Mbps ( +401.4 Mbps )||16 ( +9 )||$0.21 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||118.9 Mbps ( +104.9 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.15 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||116.2 Mbps ( +102.2 Mbps )||15 ( +8 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||127.4 Mbps ( +113.4 Mbps )||23 ( +16 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||127.6 Mbps ( +113.6 Mbps )||8 ( +1 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|