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Internet Service in Alabama

In Alabama, a startling 33.5% of people have no Internet connection available to them, yet 98.3% of the state can get wireless or wired high speed Internet at speeds of 10 Mbps where they live.

While wireless providers are available in 99.9% of Alabama, Internet technology of other types are less available throughout the state than they are nationwide. DSL is available to only 82.9% of the population. Fiber Internet is only available to 12.4%. Cable is only available to 80.6%. In addition, less than 33% of the state has 3 or more wired providers to choose from.

Internet is less universally accessible in Alabama than in many other states.


Population with faster than 1.00 Gbps available.


Population with only 100.00 Mbps speeds or less available.


Population with only 25.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

28.50 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state


Population with no wired internet access available.


Population with wired internet access available.


Population underserved with minimum service options available


Average broadband score for Alabama

Broadband in Alabama

Largest Cities in AlabamaProvidersMax Speeds (mbps)Avg. Speeds (mbps)Broadband Score
Alabaster, AL17100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps14.93 Mbps1.95 Mbps21
Albertville, AL18100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps11.47 Mbps1.54 Mbps21
Alexander City, AL13100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps15.12 Mbps2.04 Mbps20
Anniston, AL15200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps20.92 Mbps2.23 Mbps22
Athens, AL19100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps14.33 Mbps1.87 Mbps27
Auburn, AL171.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps73.31 Mbps60.77 Mbps75
Bessemer, AL202.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps22.93 Mbps2.96 Mbps32
Birmingham, AL27150.00 Mbps20.00 Mbps20.12 Mbps2.85 Mbps52
Calera, AL16100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps14.20 Mbps1.87 Mbps21
Cullman, AL19500.00 Mbps500.00 Mbps38.71 Mbps28.03 Mbps43
Daphne, AL14150.00 Mbps20.00 Mbps24.06 Mbps4.96 Mbps23
Decatur, AL18100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps15.47 Mbps2.10 Mbps26
Dothan, AL172.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps80.06 Mbps61.95 Mbps75
Enterprise, AL151.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps77.08 Mbps68.48 Mbps84
Eufaula, AL1590.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps13.34 Mbps2.20 Mbps20
Fairhope, AL17150.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps24.97 Mbps9.88 Mbps27
Florence, AL112.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps25.62 Mbps4.13 Mbps21
Foley, AL14150.00 Mbps40.00 Mbps20.56 Mbps4.63 Mbps23
Fort Payne, AL141.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps85.61 Mbps72.68 Mbps69
Gadsden, AL142.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps18.18 Mbps3.04 Mbps21
Gardendale, AL19100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps18.06 Mbps2.25 Mbps28
Hartselle, AL14100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps17.21 Mbps2.32 Mbps20
Helena, AL181.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps21.16 Mbps3.23 Mbps28
Huntsville, AL242.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps23.48 Mbps3.54 Mbps37
Jacksonville, AL16200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps20.44 Mbps2.19 Mbps23
Jasper, AL17100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps13.24 Mbps1.75 Mbps21
Leeds, AL19100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps14.37 Mbps1.86 Mbps30
Madison, AL212.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps22.45 Mbps3.36 Mbps29
Millbrook, AL16100.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps23.98 Mbps8.53 Mbps29
Mobile, AL222.00 Gbps25.00 Mbps22.27 Mbps5.24 Mbps35
Montgomery, AL20100.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps21.76 Mbps7.13 Mbps35
Moody, AL13100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps18.54 Mbps2.37 Mbps30
Muscle Shoals, AL112.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps27.98 Mbps4.41 Mbps22
Northport, AL162.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps24.70 Mbps3.25 Mbps27
Opelika, AL161.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps77.56 Mbps64.50 Mbps76
Oxford, AL17200.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps19.94 Mbps2.13 Mbps24
Ozark, AL101.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps109.69 Mbps102.12 Mbps98
Pelham, AL17100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps14.36 Mbps1.90 Mbps21
Pell City, AL13100.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps10.89 Mbps2.17 Mbps23
Phenix City, AL17100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps17.44 Mbps2.22 Mbps29
Prattville, AL18100.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps25.67 Mbps8.21 Mbps35
Saraland, AL172.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps27.14 Mbps5.09 Mbps25
Scottsboro, AL181.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps25.97 Mbps15.57 Mbps39
Selma, AL18100.00 Mbps30.00 Mbps11.78 Mbps2.31 Mbps26
Semmes, AL182.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps25.98 Mbps4.84 Mbps25
Sylacauga, AL16100.00 Mbps50.00 Mbps12.54 Mbps1.83 Mbps21
Talladega, AL16100.00 Mbps11.00 Mbps12.44 Mbps1.69 Mbps21
Troy, AL181.00 Gbps1.00 Gbps61.48 Mbps56.81 Mbps72
Trussville, AL21100.00 Mbps100.00 Mbps19.16 Mbps2.36 Mbps40
Tuscaloosa, AL172.00 Gbps20.00 Mbps22.62 Mbps2.99 Mbps27
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Alabama
ProviderAvg. Speeds
Viasat25.00 Mbps
Exede25.00 Mbps
HughesNet25.00 Mbps
Bundle AT&T Internet and DirecTV18.26 Mbps
AT&T U-verse18.26 Mbps
Cyberonic11.00 Mbps
Charter100.00 Mbps
CenturyLink20.56 Mbps
Harbor Communications20.00 Mbps
Xfinity from Comcast150.00 Mbps