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 Gbps available.

32.30%

Population with only 100 Mbps speeds or less available.

23.40%

Population with only 25 Mbps speeds or less available.

29 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

20

Average broadband score for Alabama

Broadband in Alabama

Largest Cities in AlabamaProvidersSpeeds (down/up)Speeds (down/up)Broadband Score
Alabaster, AL161 Gbps / 1 Gbps76 Mbps / 64 Mbps21
Albertville, AL171 Gbps / 1 Gbps70 Mbps / 60 Mbps21
Alexander City, AL121 Gbps / 1 Gbps99 Mbps / 85 Mbps20
Anniston, AL141 Gbps / 1 Gbps93 Mbps / 74 Mbps22
Athens, AL181 Gbps / 1 Gbps69 Mbps / 57 Mbps27
Auburn, AL161 Gbps / 1 Gbps139 Mbps / 127 Mbps75
Bessemer, AL192 Gbps / 1 Gbps76 Mbps / 56 Mbps32
Birmingham, AL261 Gbps / 1 Gbps59 Mbps / 41 Mbps52
Calera, AL151 Gbps / 1 Gbps80 Mbps / 68 Mbps21
Cullman, AL17500 Mbps / 500 Mbps42 Mbps / 31 Mbps43
Daphne, AL131 Gbps / 1 Gbps99 Mbps / 82 Mbps23
Decatur, AL171 Gbps / 1 Gbps74 Mbps / 61 Mbps26
Dothan, AL162 Gbps / 1 Gbps85 Mbps / 66 Mbps75
Enterprise, AL141 Gbps / 1 Gbps82 Mbps / 73 Mbps84
Eufaula, AL141 Gbps / 1 Gbps84 Mbps / 74 Mbps20
Fairhope, AL161 Gbps / 1 Gbps87 Mbps / 73 Mbps27
Florence, AL102 Gbps / 1 Gbps126 Mbps / 104 Mbps21
Foley, AL14150 Mbps / 40 Mbps20 Mbps / 4 Mbps23
Fort Payne, AL121 Gbps / 1 Gbps99 Mbps / 85 Mbps69
Gadsden, AL132 Gbps / 1 Gbps95 Mbps / 80 Mbps21
Gardendale, AL181 Gbps / 1 Gbps72 Mbps / 58 Mbps28
Hartselle, AL131 Gbps / 1 Gbps93 Mbps / 79 Mbps20
Helena, AL171 Gbps / 1 Gbps78 Mbps / 61 Mbps28
Huntsville, AL232 Gbps / 1 Gbps67 Mbps / 47 Mbps37
Jacksonville, AL151 Gbps / 1 Gbps87 Mbps / 69 Mbps23
Jasper, AL161 Gbps / 1 Gbps75 Mbps / 64 Mbps21
Leeds, AL17100 Mbps / 11 Mbps14 Mbps / 2 Mbps30
Madison, AL202 Gbps / 1 Gbps72 Mbps / 53 Mbps29
Millbrook, AL151 Gbps / 1 Gbps91 Mbps / 76 Mbps29
Mobile, AL212 Gbps / 1 Gbps70 Mbps / 53 Mbps35
Montgomery, AL191 Gbps / 1 Gbps75 Mbps / 60 Mbps35
Moody, AL13100 Mbps / 11 Mbps18 Mbps / 2 Mbps30
Muscle Shoals, AL102 Gbps / 1 Gbps126 Mbps / 104 Mbps22
Northport, AL152 Gbps / 1 Gbps90 Mbps / 70 Mbps27
Opelika, AL151 Gbps / 1 Gbps148 Mbps / 135 Mbps76
Oxford, AL161 Gbps / 1 Gbps82 Mbps / 64 Mbps24
Ozark, AL91 Gbps / 1 Gbps122 Mbps / 113 Mbps98
Pelham, AL161 Gbps / 1 Gbps76 Mbps / 64 Mbps21
Pell City, AL13100 Mbps / 100 Mbps10 Mbps / 2 Mbps23
Phenix City, AL161 Gbps / 1 Gbps80 Mbps / 65 Mbps29
Prattville, AL171 Gbps / 1 Gbps85 Mbps / 67 Mbps35
Saraland, AL162 Gbps / 1 Gbps89 Mbps / 68 Mbps25
Scottsboro, AL181 Gbps / 1 Gbps26 Mbps / 15 Mbps39
Selma, AL16100 Mbps / 30 Mbps13 Mbps / 2 Mbps26
Semmes, AL172 Gbps / 1 Gbps84 Mbps / 64 Mbps25
Sylacauga, AL151 Gbps / 1 Gbps79 Mbps / 68 Mbps21
Talladega, AL151 Gbps / 1 Gbps80 Mbps / 68 Mbps21
Troy, AL161 Gbps / 1 Gbps68 Mbps / 64 Mbps72
Trussville, AL19100 Mbps / 100 Mbps19 Mbps / 2 Mbps40
Tuscaloosa, AL162 Gbps / 1 Gbps84 Mbps / 65 Mbps27
* availability only includes locations with greater than 50,000 residents
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Top 10 Providers (by Coverage) in Alabama
ProviderAvg. Speeds
HughesNet25 Mbps
Viasat25 Mbps
AT&T25 Mbps
Cyberonic11 Mbps
Spectrum122 Mbps
CenturyLink26 Mbps
Harbor Communications20 Mbps
Xfinity183 Mbps
WOW!36 Mbps
AT&T Fiber1 Gbps