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Internet Service Providers in Birmingham, AL

Broadband Score of 26Underachiever

Things are looking rough in Birmingham, AL for broadband service. An Underdog score of 26 was calculated based upon poor coverage, slow download and upload speeds, restrictive package pricing, and less and favorable user testimonials.

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Birmingham, AL is located within Shelby county.

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Broadband in Birmingham, AL

Exede logo
up to 25 mbps speed available in Birmingham, AL.Internet service delivered with faster uploads and faster downloads.

Exede offers internet via Satellite.

  • High-speed satellite Internet service anywhere in the U.S.
  • 3-Year Price Lock
  • Some locations can receive double the normal data, free
ExedeInternet Starting At$39.99
(866) 606-9068Find Internet >

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HughesNet logo
up to 25 mbps speed available in Birmingham, AL.HughesNet Satellite Internet provides high speed Internet all over the U.S.!

HughesNet offers internet via Satellite.

  • National satellite Internet service provider with A+ BBB Rating
  • Free standard Installation included
  • 24/7 technical support
HughesNetInternet Starting At$49.99
(855) 980-2160Find Internet >

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Charter Communications logo
No data caps and 20x faster than DSL.

Charter Communications offers internet via Cable and Fiber.

  • No data caps
  • No Long-Term Commitment
  • Secured with Anti-virus protection
Charter CommunicationsInternet Starting At$39.99
(877) 327-3096Find Internet >

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Time Warner logo
up to 60 mbps speed available in Birmingham, AL.Top plans include free home WiFi.

Time Warner offers internet via Fiber.

  • 1 GB of Email storage
  • Free home wifi
  • Free access to Time Warner Wifi Hotspots
Time WarnerInternet Starting At$44.99
(866) 604-5323Find Internet >

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Bright House Networks logo
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 Networks offers internet via Cable and Fiber.

  • Experience WIFI Internet anywhere around your home
  • FREE access to thousands of Bright House WiFi HotSpots
  • Free McAfee® AntiVirus and Parental Controls
Bright House Networks
(844) 382-8235Find Internet >

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AT&T U-verse logo
up to 50 mbps speed available in Birmingham, AL.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 offers internet via DSL and Fiber.

  • 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
AT&T U-verseInternet Starting At$40.00
(855) 441-4668Find Internet >

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CenturyLink logo
up to 40 mbps speed available in Birmingham, AL.CenturyLink @Ease features Norton backup and security.

CenturyLink offers internet via Cable and Fiber.

  • Anti-Virus protection and a PC Health check-up
  • Support multiple devices at once
  • 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee
CenturyLinkInternet Starting At$19.95
(844) 643-2564Find Internet >

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EarthLink logo
up to 20 mbps speed available in Birmingham, AL.It's your Internet

EarthLink offers internet via Cable and DSL.

  • 24/7 support
  • 250x faster than dial-up
  • Included protection tools to block viruses, spyware, & hackers
EarthLinkInternet Starting At$29.95
(877) 355-1501Find Internet >

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Windstream Corporation logo
up to 10 mbps speed available in Birmingham, AL.Windstream offers two great high-speed Internet plans that will support all of your online activities, from basic emailing and web-browsing to HD video streaming and real-time gaming.

Windstream Corporation offers internet via Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless.

  • 24/7 technical support
  • No contracts required
  • Free wireless equipment
Windstream CorporationInternet Starting At$39.99
(844) 394-9875Find Internet >

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Coosa Cable Company offers internet via .

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Television in Birmingham, AL

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

DIRECTV offers television to residential and business customers via satellite television.

  • 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
DIRECTVInternet Plans Starting At$50.00
(855) 410-2386Find Television >

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

Dish Network offers television to residential and business customers via satellite television.

  • Free upgrade to HD-DVR
  • Free Premium channels for three months (HBO, CineMax, Starz, Showtime, Dish Movie Pack)
  • HD included free
  • Local channels included
  • Free Installation in most cases in up to 6 rooms
  • 6,500 free On-Demand titles
  • DISH Protection Plan free for 6 months
  • HBO Free for 1 Year
Dish NetworkInternet Plans Starting At$41.99
(844) 892-3822Find Television >

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Cell Phone Plans in Birmingham, AL

AT&T Mobility logo
When you choose AT&T unlimited Data Plan, it allows you to take control of your monthly cell phone bill. You get all the primary benefits of having a top rated mobile provider plus so much more.
  • Offers available for new customers only
  • Unlimited talk and text to over 120 countries
  • Mobile hotspot access
  • Roaming coverage in Canada and Mexico
  • HBO Subscription
AT&T MobilityCell Phone Plans Starting At$60.00
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T-Mobile logo
Stick Together
  • 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
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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).

Birmingham is ranked #3 for the most connected city in Alabama, based on percentage population connectivity.

Birmingham is ranked #530 for the most connected city in the United States, based on percentage population connectivity.

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 15 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 16 Mbps. Upload speeds via landline average 1 Mbps in Birmingham.

The average download speed for all wireless Internet providers in Birmingham, AL is 2 Mbps and the maximum download speed available is 2 Mbps. The upload speed average via wireless Internet providers in Birmingham is 2 Mbps. Wireless Internet is defined as service coming from fixed wireless or mobile broadband providers.

Television Viewing Profile for Birmingham

There is 1 power local station available in Birmingham.

Birmingham is in the Birmingham (Ann and Tusc) Demographic Market Area (DMA), which is the 45 largest media market in the U.S.

49% of the TV viewers in the Birmingham area use cable for some of their viewing. 46% of the TV viewers in the Birmingham are Satellite TV subscribers. An estimated 12,722 people (or about 6% of the population of Birmingham) receive their TV programming Over-The-Air (using an antenna) or receive no TV programming.

DirecTV Local Channels

ChannelStationNetwork
6WBRCFOX
10WBIQPBS
13WVTMNBC
21WTTOCW
23WUOAWUOA (IND)
33WCFTABC
42WIATCBS
44IONION (ION)
68WABMWABM (MNT)

Dish Network Local Channels

ChannelStationNetwork
6WBRCFOX
10WBIQPBS
13WVTMNBC
21WTTOCW
23WUOAWUOA (IND)
40WJSUABC
42WIATCBS
44WPXHWPXH (ION)
68WABMWABM (MNT)
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Nearby Cities

Free Public Access Libraries

Birmingham Public Library2100 Park Place
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 226-3610
Birmingham Public Library - Avondale Regional Library509 40th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 226-4000
Birmingham Public Library - East Ensley900 14th Street Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 787-1928
Birmingham Public Library - East Lake5 Oporto Madrid Blvd South
Birmingham, AL 35206
(205) 836-3341
Birmingham Public Library - EastwoodBirmingham, AL 35210(205) 591-4944
Birmingham Public Library - Ensley1201 25th Street Ensley
Birmingham, AL 35218
(205) 785-2625
Birmingham Public Library - Five Points West4620 Avenue V
Birmingham, AL 35208
(205) 226-4013
Birmingham Public Library - Inglenook4100 40th Terrace North
Birmingham, AL 35217
(205) 849-8739
Birmingham Public Library - North Avondale501 43rd Street N
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 592-2082
Birmingham Public Library - North Birmingham2501 31st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35207
(205) 226-4025
Birmingham Public Library - Powderly3301 Jefferson Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL 35221
(205) 925-6178
Birmingham Public Library - Pratt City1100 Hibernian Street
Birmingham, AL 35214
(205) 798-5071
Birmingham Public Library - Slossfield1916 25th Court North
Birmingham, AL 35234
(205) 322-1222
Birmingham Public Library - Smithfield1 8th Avenue West
Birmingham, AL 35204
(205) 324-8428
Birmingham Public Library - Southside1814 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 933-7776
Birmingham Public Library - Springville Road1224 Old Springville Road
Birmingham, AL 35235
(205) 226-4081
Birmingham Public Library - Titusville2 6th Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 322-1140
Birmingham Public Library - West End1241 Tuscaloosa Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
(205) 226-4089
Birmingham Public Library - Woodlawn5709 First Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35212
(205) 595-2001
Birmingham Public Library - Wylam4300 7th Avenue Wylam
Birmingham, AL 35224
(205) 785-0349
Emmet Oneal Library50 Oak Street
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 879-0459
Homewood Public Library1721 Oxmoor Road
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 332-6600
Hoover Public Library200 Municipal Drive
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 444-7810
Irondale Public Library105 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35210
(205) 951-1415
Midfield Public Library400 Breland Drive
Birmingham, AL 35228
(205) 923-1027
North Shelby Library5521 Cahaba Valley Road
Birmingham, AL 35242
(205) 439-5555
Tarrant Public Library1143 Ford Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35217
(205) 841-0575
Vestavia Hills Public Library1112 Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 978-0155

Free Public Access Career Centers

Birmingham Career Center3440 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 254-1300
Jefferson County Center for Workforce Development3420 3rd Avenue South
Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 307-6701
Jefferson State Community College One Stop Career Center - Birmingham East2601 Carson Road
Birmingham, AL 35215
(205) 856-8538
Lawson State Community College One Stop Career Center3060 Wilson Road SW
OneStop Bldg
Birmingham, AL 35221
(205) 929-6384