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Internet Service Providers in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL has a total of 24 internet providers including  10 Fiber providers, 6 Cable providers, 7 DSL providers, 6 Copper providers and 3 Satellite providers.

Broadband Score of 52Middle of the Road

Getting internet in Birmingham, AL is a mixed bag. With a score of 52 you probably are not going to be streaming 4k video, but at least you can stream high definition. A Middle of the Road score places you in an area with average speeds, access, pricing, and feedback.

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Top 8 Broadband Providers in Birmingham, AL (View all internet providers in Birmingham, AL below)

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HughesNet logo


Unlimited Data – With no hard data limits, if you use the data in your plan, speeds will reduce.

HughesNet provides Satellite in Birmingham, AL

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • Unlimited Data - No Hard Data Limits
100.00%Excellent Coverage
HughesNet internet pricing starting at:

(855) 980-2160

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Exede logo


Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede provides Satellite in Birmingham, AL

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Exede internet pricing starting at:

(866) 606-9068

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Viasat logo


Our mission is to connect the world by making the internet accessible, affordable and secure to everyone, anywhere.

Viasat provides Satellite in Birmingham, AL

  • New unlimited data plans available in select areas
  • Speeds up to 30mbps available
  • WiFi modem included in most plans
100.00%Excellent Coverage
Viasat internet pricing starting at:

(844) 899-9722

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AT&T U-verse logo

AT&T U-verse

AT&T U-verse Internet offers lightning-fast, high-speed internet with speeds up to 45 Mbps at a great price.

AT&T U-verse provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Birmingham, AL

  • Home Wireless network
  • Access to AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot Network included at no extra charge
  • Anti-virus, anti-spyware and parental controls included
80.50%Excellent Coverage
AT&T U-verse internet pricing starting at:

(855) 441-4668

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Bright House

Bright House Internet (Standard plan or better) gives you access to over 450,000 FREE WiFi HotSpots nationwide, so you can get online wherever you go!

Bright House provides Fiber and Cable in Birmingham, AL

  • Experience WIFI Internet anywhere around your home
  • FREE access to thousands of Bright House WiFi HotSpots
  • Free McAfee® AntiVirus and Parental Controls
57.69%Good Coverage
Bright House internet pricing starting at:

(844) 382-8235

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Windstream logo


Windstream offers two great high-speed Internet plans that will support all of your online activities.

Windstream provides Fiber, Cable, DSL and Copper in Birmingham, AL

  • 24/7 technical support
  • No contracts required
  • Free wireless equipment
2.01%Poor Coverage
Windstream internet pricing starting at:

(844) 394-9875

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CenturyLink logo


CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.

CenturyLink provides Fiber, DSL and Fixed Wireless in Birmingham, AL

  • Anti-Virus protection and a PC Health check-up
  • Support multiple devices at once
  • 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
0.47%Poor Coverage
CenturyLink internet pricing starting at:

(844) 643-2564

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Mediacom logo


Mediacom has a variety of internet plans that can accommodate the needs of each household member and any household.

Mediacom provides Cable in Birmingham, AL

  • WiFi in your home
  • Total Defense™ Internet Security Suite
  • 24/7 customer support
0.24%Poor Coverage
Mediacom internet pricing starting at:

(888) 680-0190

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2 Television Providers in Birmingham, AL

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Dish Network

Dish Network offers satellite television service that integrates with Amazon Alexa.

Dish Network provides Television in Birmingham, AL

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
Dish Network television pricing starting at:

(844) 892-3822

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DIRECTV has been rated #1 in customer satisfaction over cable for 17 years running.

DIRECTV provides Television in Birmingham, AL

  • Includes local channels
  • HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax free (46 channels in all) for first 3 months
  • Free upgrade to Genie HD-DVR (for qualifying customers)
  • Free professional (standard) installation in up to 4 rooms
DIRECTV television pricing starting at:

(855) 410-2386

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3 Cell Phone Providers in Birmingham, AL

Sprint logo


Moving Forward. Now together with Nextel

Sprint provides Cell Phone service in Birmingham, AL

  • No annual service contract
  • No surprising overage charges
  • 3G/4G nationwide
Sprint cell phone pricing starting at:

(855) 881-8203

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T-Mobile logo


Stick Together

T-Mobile provides Cell Phone service in Birmingham, AL

  • Take your WiFi connection with you on the go
  • Stream unlimited video on Netflix, HBO NOW, Hulu, and others.
  • Up to 20GB of your unused 4G LTE data rolls over
T-Mobile cell phone pricing starting at:

(855) 411-0428

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AT&T Mobility logo

AT&T Mobility

Bundle with DirecTV for even more savings!

AT&T Mobility provides Cell Phone service in Birmingham, AL

  • Unlimited Data, Talk and Text!
AT&T Mobility cell phone pricing starting at:

(844) 402-2497

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All 16 Broadband Service Providers in Birmingham, AL

ProviderMax DownloadMax UploadBroadband TypeCoverage
HughesNet logoHughesNet25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
Viasat logoViasat30 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
Exede logoExede25 Mbps3 MbpsSatellite
AT&T U-verse logoAT&T U-verse75 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
Bright House logoBright House90 Mbps10 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
Charter logoCharter100 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable and Television
Global Capacity logoGlobal Capacity6 Mbps1 MbpsDSL and Copper
Windstream logoWindstream100 Mbps8 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Copper
Benchmark Communications logoBenchmark Communications18 Mbps6 MbpsCable and Copper
CenturyLink logoCenturyLink40 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, DSL, Fixed Wireless and Television
Mediacom logoMediacom150 Mbps20 MbpsCable and Television
eVolve Business Solutions logoeVolve Business Solutions3 Mbps3 MbpsFiber and Copper
Birch Communications logoBirch Communications1 Mbps1 MbpsFiber, DSL, Copper and Fixed Wireless
WideOpenWest logoWideOpenWest50 Mbps5 MbpsFiber, Cable, DSL and Television
Southern Light logoSouthern Light~~Fiber~
Level 3 Communications logoLevel 3 Communications~~Fiber, DSL and Copper~

Average Download Speed For Birmingham, AL

67 Mbps

Birmingham, AL's Broadband Profile

141,138 of the residents of Birmingham have at least one connection to the Internet (at home or the office).

About 66.50% of Birmingham is connected to the Internet. This means there are still about 71,099 people with NO Internet access in Birmingham, AL.

Internet Speed Facts For Birmingham, AL

The average download speed for all terrestrial broadband (including cable) Internet in Birmingham, AL is 67 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 150 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 8 Mbps in Birmingham.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Birmingham, AL is 25 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 25-50 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Birmingham is 3 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

Broadband Internet Coverage in Birmingham, AL
Average Advertised Speeds in Birmingham, AL
Fiber (10)75 Mbps8 Mbps
Cable (6)93 Mbps9 Mbps
DSL (7)16 Mbps2 Mbps
Copper (6)2 Mbps2 Mbps
Satellite (3)25 Mbps3 Mbps
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Free wireless internet access points in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham Public Library
2100 Park Place
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 226-3610
Birmingham Public Library - Avondale Regional Library
509 40th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 226-4000
Birmingham Public Library - East Ensley
900 14th Street Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 787-1928
Birmingham Public Library - East Lake
5 Oporto Madrid Blvd South
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 836-3341
Birmingham Public Library - Eastwood
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 591-4944
Birmingham Public Library - Ensley
1201 25th Street Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 785-2625
Birmingham Public Library - Five Points West
4620 Avenue V
Birmingham, AL 35208
(205) 226-4013
Birmingham Public Library - Inglenook
4100 40th Terrace North
Birmingham, AL 35217
(205) 849-8739
Birmingham Public Library - North Avondale
501 43rd Street N
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 592-2082
Birmingham Public Library - North Birmingham
2501 31st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35207
(205) 226-4025
Birmingham Public Library - Powderly
3301 Jefferson Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL 35221
(205) 925-6178
Birmingham Public Library - Pratt City
1100 Hibernian Street
Birmingham, AL 35214
(205) 798-5071
Birmingham Public Library - Slossfield
1916 25th Court North
Birmingham, AL 35234
(205) 322-1222
Birmingham Public Library - Smithfield
1 8th Avenue West
Birmingham, AL 35204
(205) 324-8428
Birmingham Public Library - Southside
1814 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 933-7776
Birmingham Public Library - Springville Road
1224 Old Springville Road
Birmingham, AL 35235
(205) 226-4081
Birmingham Public Library - Titusville
2 6th Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 322-1140
Birmingham Public Library - West End
1241 Tuscaloosa Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 226-4089
Birmingham Public Library - Woodlawn
5709 First Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 595-2001
Birmingham Public Library - Wylam
4300 7th Avenue Wylam
Birmingham, AL 35224
(205) 785-0349
Emmet Oneal Library
50 Oak Street
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 879-0459
Homewood Public Library
1721 Oxmoor Road
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 332-6600
Hoover Public Library
200 Municipal Drive
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 444-7810
Irondale Public Library
105 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 951-1415
Midfield Public Library
400 Breland Drive
Birmingham, AL 35228
(205) 923-1027
North Shelby Library
5521 Cahaba Valley Road
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-5555
Tarrant Public Library
1143 Ford Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35217
(205) 841-0575
Vestavia Hills Public Library
1112 Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 978-0155