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.

8.10%

Population with faster than 1.00 Gbps available.

32.30%

Population with only 100.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

23.40%

Population with only 25.00 Mbps speeds or less available.

28.50 Mbps

Average internet download speed across the state

6.60%

Population with no wired internet access available.

93.40%

Population with wired internet access available.

24.00%

Population underserved with minimum service options available

24

Average broadband score for Alabama

Broadband in Alabama

Largest Cities in AlabamaProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Alabaster, AL15100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps14.05 Mbps / 1.82 Mbps21
Albertville, AL16100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps12.14 Mbps / 1.52 Mbps21
Alexander City, AL11100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps16.57 Mbps / 2.16 Mbps20
Anniston, AL13200.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps22.99 Mbps / 2.29 Mbps22
Athens, AL17100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps14.30 Mbps / 1.81 Mbps27
Auburn, AL151.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps81.99 Mbps / 68.65 Mbps75
Bessemer, AL182.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps24.52 Mbps / 3.08 Mbps32
Birmingham, AL25150.00 Mbps / 20.00 Mbps21.05 Mbps / 2.92 Mbps52
Calera, AL14100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps14.54 Mbps / 1.82 Mbps21
Cullman, AL17500.00 Mbps / 500.00 Mbps41.72 Mbps / 31.04 Mbps43
Daphne, AL12150.00 Mbps / 20.00 Mbps24.37 Mbps / 5.22 Mbps23
Decatur, AL16100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps15.70 Mbps / 2.06 Mbps26
Dothan, AL162.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps84.94 Mbps / 65.70 Mbps75
Enterprise, AL141.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps82.30 Mbps / 73.23 Mbps84
Eufaula, AL1390.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps13.93 Mbps / 2.27 Mbps20
Fairhope, AL15150.00 Mbps / 100.00 Mbps25.68 Mbps / 10.80 Mbps27
Florence, AL92.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps28.43 Mbps / 4.53 Mbps21
Foley, AL14150.00 Mbps / 40.00 Mbps20.13 Mbps / 4.49 Mbps23
Fort Payne, AL121.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps99.08 Mbps / 84.55 Mbps69
Gadsden, AL122.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps19.69 Mbps / 3.27 Mbps21
Gardendale, AL17100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps17.92 Mbps / 2.17 Mbps28
Hartselle, AL12100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps17.75 Mbps / 2.28 Mbps20
Helena, AL161.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps20.46 Mbps / 2.81 Mbps28
Huntsville, AL222.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps24.69 Mbps / 3.71 Mbps37
Jacksonville, AL14200.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps21.32 Mbps / 2.18 Mbps23
Jasper, AL15100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps13.30 Mbps / 1.69 Mbps21
Leeds, AL17100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps13.75 Mbps / 1.73 Mbps30
Madison, AL192.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps23.41 Mbps / 3.46 Mbps29
Millbrook, AL14100.00 Mbps / 100.00 Mbps26.42 Mbps / 9.55 Mbps29
Mobile, AL202.00 Gbps / 25.00 Mbps23.03 Mbps / 5.51 Mbps35
Montgomery, AL18100.00 Mbps / 100.00 Mbps23.48 Mbps / 7.74 Mbps35
Moody, AL13100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps18.00 Mbps / 2.22 Mbps30
Muscle Shoals, AL92.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps29.21 Mbps / 4.70 Mbps22
Northport, AL142.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps25.47 Mbps / 3.32 Mbps27
Opelika, AL141.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps87.64 Mbps / 73.50 Mbps76
Oxford, AL15200.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps20.77 Mbps / 2.10 Mbps24
Ozark, AL91.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps121.66 Mbps / 113.24 Mbps98
Pelham, AL15100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps14.06 Mbps / 1.79 Mbps21
Pell City, AL13100.00 Mbps / 100.00 Mbps10.27 Mbps / 2.01 Mbps23
Phenix City, AL15100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps18.51 Mbps / 2.29 Mbps29
Prattville, AL16100.00 Mbps / 100.00 Mbps28.16 Mbps / 9.03 Mbps35
Saraland, AL152.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps28.51 Mbps / 5.42 Mbps25
Scottsboro, AL181.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps25.92 Mbps / 15.46 Mbps39
Selma, AL16100.00 Mbps / 30.00 Mbps12.60 Mbps / 2.43 Mbps26
Semmes, AL162.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps27.11 Mbps / 5.09 Mbps25
Sylacauga, AL14100.00 Mbps / 50.00 Mbps13.35 Mbps / 1.89 Mbps21
Talladega, AL14100.00 Mbps / 11.00 Mbps13.79 Mbps / 1.74 Mbps21
Troy, AL161.00 Gbps / 1.00 Gbps68.47 Mbps / 63.74 Mbps72
Trussville, AL19100.00 Mbps / 100.00 Mbps18.77 Mbps / 2.29 Mbps40
Tuscaloosa, AL152.00 Gbps / 20.00 Mbps23.42 Mbps / 3.06 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
HughesNet25.00 Mbps
AT&T U-verse18.26 Mbps
Cyberonic11.00 Mbps
Spectrum96.36 Mbps
CenturyLink20.56 Mbps
Harbor Communications20.00 Mbps
Xfinity150.00 Mbps
WOW!35.87 Mbps
Mediacom150.00 Mbps